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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The symbol (#), used to represent the word number.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The character # used to represent the word number; the hash sign; also called the pound sign in the US


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