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Dewey decimal classification

noun, Trademark.
1.
a system of classifying books and other works into ten main classes of knowledge with further subdivision in these classes by use of the numbers of a decimal system: devised by Melvil Dewey, published in 1876, and used in many libraries in the U.S. and elsewhere.
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1880-1885
1880-85
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