Merriam-Webster Inc.    

 

Address:

47 Federal St.

Springfield, MA 01105

United States

Phone:
(413) 734-3134

Fax:
(413) 827-7262


Company description

Manufacturing: Publishes books without printing; publisher

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News and information about Merriam-Webster Inc.

Lobby Lawmakers to Ban ‘Bump Stocks’
Honolulu Star - Advertiser; February 19, 2018; 700+ words
...mass shootings being referred to as tragedies. They need to be called what they are: travesties.Tragedy, defined by Merriam- Webster — “A disastrous event; misfortune; calamity” — is something we can relate to and empathize with those affected...
When It Comes to Gun Debates, 'Common Sense' Is a Worthless Phrase
Examiner (Washington, D.C.), The; February 15, 2018; 546 words
...form consensus around the definition of "common sense," we won't even be able to agree on what we disagree about. Merriam-Webster explains "define" as a word that acts "to determine or identify the essential qualities or meaning of" something.Yet...
Jeff Sessions Is Not Racist, and the Outcry over 'Anglo-American' Principles Is Idiocy
Examiner (Washington, D.C.), The; February 13, 2018; 700+ words
...Dictionary defines Anglo-American as something "of, or relating to, relations between England and the United States." Merriam Webster, the Oxford English Dictionary, and plenty of legal volumes give similar definitions.But Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii...
Galentine's Day: Why the Appeal of 'Ladies Celebrating Ladies' Endures
The Christian Science Monitor; February 13, 2018; 700+ words
...with friends rather than family, is often attributed to another NBC sitcom, "Friends." (But, as the researchers at Merriam-Webster discovered, the word actually has its origins elsewhere in culture.) And look at the ubiquity of the phrase "Charlie...
An Irishman's Diary
The Irish Times; February 8, 2018; 700+ words
...many of them Gaelgeoir, arrived. For this reason, the Merriam-Webster dictionary admits the sln origin is "not an unreasonable...Hiberno-English speakers, or Irish-Americans, first. Merriam-Webster marvels at how quickly it became US mainstream, before...
Spelling Bee Winner Ready for Charleston
The Charleston Gazette (Charleston, WV); February 7, 2018; 700+ words
...and represent Putnam County at the regional spelling bee March 3 at Capital High School in Charleston.According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, bilious, in a biological sense, means, "of or relating to a yellow or greenish fluid that is secreted...
When Is International Women's Day 2018? Who Were the Suffragettes? Who Was Emmeline Pankhurst?
Yorkshire Evening Post (Leeds, England); February 5, 2018; 448 words
...encouraging all to be more gender inclusive in their day to day lives. The word feminism was the most looked up word on Merriam Webster in 2017, which shows just how far were coming as a society. This last year has been a harrowing time for equality with...
Who Were the Suffragettes?When Is International Women's Day 2018? Who Was Emmeline Pankhurst?
The Gazette (Blackpool) (Blackpool, England); February 5, 2018; 448 words
...encouraging all to be more gender inclusive in their day to day lives. The word feminism was the most looked up word on Merriam Webster in 2017, which shows just how far were coming as a society. This last year has been a harrowing time for equality with...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 511130 - Book Publishers

511140 - Directory and Mailing List Publishers


 

SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 2731 - Books: Publishing, or Publishing and Printing industry report

2741 - Miscellaneous Publishing industry report