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We found 43 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word famine:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. famine: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. famine: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. famine: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. famine: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. famine: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  6. famine: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  7. famine: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  8. Famine, famine: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  9. famine: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  10. famine: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  11. famine: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  12. famine: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  13. Famine (Masterton novel), Famine (O'Flaherty novel), Famine (comics), Famine (disambiguation), Famine (film), Famine, The Famine (film), The Famine: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  14. Famine: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. famine: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  16. famine: Rhymezone [home, info]
  17. famine, famine (f): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  18. famine: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  19. Famine: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  20. famine: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  21. famine: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  22. famine: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  23. famine: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  24. famine: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  25. famine: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  26. famine: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  27. Famine, famine: Wordnik [home, info]
  28. famine: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  29. Famine, famine: Wiktionary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. famine: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. famine: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. famine: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. famine: Sociology [home, info]
  2. Famine: Africa Glossary [home, info]
  3. Famine: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]
  4. famine: Idioms [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Famine: Easton Bible [home, info]
  2. Famine: Smith's Bible Dictionary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. famine: Agricultural Thesaurus and Glossary [home, info]
  2. famine: Environmental Terminology Discovery Service [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Famine: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (famine)

noun:  a severe shortage of food (as through crop failure) resulting in violent hunger and starvation and death
noun:  an acute insufficiency

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