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 +====== Formatted DICT Databases ======
 +
 +Freely redistributable formatting software for these databases is available [[ftp://ftp.dict.org/pub/dict/ | here]].
 +
 +Pre-formatted databases are available [[ftp://ftp.dict.org/pub/dict/pre/ | here]].
 +
 +**All of the databases that are available for use with DICT clients and servers are provided under the terms of their original copyright owners.**
 +
 +Below are pointers to their home pages, if available.
 +
 +=====Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)=====
 +
 +The //Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary// (G & C. Merriam Co., 1913, edited by Noah Porter), is provided by Patrick Cassidy of [[http://humanities.uchicago.edu/homes/MICRA/ | MICRA]], Inc.</a>, Plainfield, NJ, USA.  The [[ftp://ftp.uga.edu/pub/misc/webster/ | raw data]] is available, as well as another [[http://humanities.uchicago.edu/forms_unrest/webster.form.html | web interface]].
 +      
 +=====The WordNet™ 1.6 Database=====
 +
 +[[http://www.cogsci.princeton.edu/~wn/ | WordNet]] is a lexical database for English.  Software and data are available via [[ftp://ftp.cogsci.princeton.edu/pub/wordnet/ | ftp]].
 +
 +=====The Jargon File=====
 +
 +The [[http://www.ccil.org/jargon | Jargon file]] is a public domain lexicon of hacker jargon, edited by Eric Raymond.
 +
 +=====The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing==
 +
 +[[http://wombat.doc.ic.ac.uk/ | FOLDOC]] is a searchable dictionary of acronyms, jargon, programming languages, tools, architecture, operating systems, networking, theory, conventions, standards, mathematics, telecoms, electronics, institutions, companies, projects, products, history, in fact anything to do with computing.
 +          
 +=====The Elements Database=====
 +
 +A freely-distributed database of elemental information, edited by Jay Kominek.
 +          
 +=====The U.S. Gazetteer (1990)=====
 +
 +The original [[http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/gazetteer | U.S. Gazetteer]] data are provided by the [[http://www.census.gov/ | U.S. Census Bureau]] and are available via [[ftp://ftp.census.gov:/pub/tiger/tms/gazetteer/ | ftp]].
 +
 +=====Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary=====
 +
 +[[http://www.ccel.org/e/easton/ebd/ebd.html | Easton's Bible Dictionary]] is based on M.G. Easton M.A., D.D.'s //Illustrated Bible Dictionary//, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. The [[ftp://www.ccel.org/ebooks/HTML/e/easton/ebd/ | raw data]] for this database is available in the public domain.
 +
 +=====Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary=====
 +
 +[[http://www.ccel.org/bible_names/title.html | Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary]] is derived from //Hitchcock's New and Complete Analysis of the Holy Bibl//, published in the late 1800's. The [[ftp://www.ccel.org/ebooks/HTML/bible_names/bible_names.txt | raw data]] for this database is available in the public domain.
 +
 +=====Free Journalism Dictionary=====
 +
 +[[http://dsl.org/lit/ | Michael Stutz]] has donated the [[ftp://ftp.dict.org/pub/dict/contrib/journo-1.1.tar.gz | Free Journalism Dictionary]] to the FILE project.  We do not currently have software available that will format this dictionary for use with a DICT server.
 +
 +=====The 1995 CIA World Factbook=====
 +David Frey submitted [[http://www.screwdriver.net/hyppo/show.phtml?id=102637 | patches]] to the dict-misc package, but are not currently available on the ftp site.
 +          
 +=====Ambrose Beirce's Devil's Dictionary=====
 +
 +David Frey submitted [[http://www.screwdriver.net/hyppo/show.phtml?id=102637 | patches]] to the dict-misc package, but are not currently available on the ftp site.
 +          
 +=====The Internet Dictionary Project=====
 +
 +The [[http://www.june29.com/IDP/ | The Internet Dictionary Project]] has several translating dictionaries available for download.  Heinrich Langos has [[http://www.wh9.tu-dresden.de/~heinrich/dict/ | software and pre-formatted DICT database files]] available.  These haven't yet been copied onto the DICT web site.
 +          
  
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