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main entry

the principal entry of an item in a reference text, often placed in alphabetical order.
Library Science. the principal, complete entry of an item in a catalog or bibliography, giving full information on the item, often including its location, and the form by which the item is to be consistently identified and cited.
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  • On the right, the main entry opens to a marble foyer with guest closet and powder room.
  • Canton was also the main entry point for opium before the opium war too place and also after that.
  • It is not appropriate for use as a main entry in bibliographic records.
  • The main entry on the north side of the building is wheelchair accessible.
  • The clerk's office is located on the first or main floor of the building and is accessed by the north or main entry.
  • Entered from the stone portico, the main entry is framed by sidelights and a transom.
  • Locate visitor parking adjacent to main entry and administration.
  • The main entry is a single-leaf, one-light paneled door.
  • The main entry area has natural light from the windows in the rotunda.
  • The main entry has a large portico and a second floor balcony supported by six square wood posts with lathed and rounded tops.

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