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 for Tome
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tome \Tome\ (t[=o]m), n. [F. tome (cf. It., Sp., & Pg. tomo), L.
     tomus, fr. Gr. ? a piece cut off, a part of a book, a volume,
     akin to ? to cup, and perhaps to L. tondere to shear, E.
     tonsure. Cf. Anatomy, Atom, Entomology, Epitome. ]
     As many writings as are bound in a volume, forming part of a
     larger work; a book; -- usually applied to a ponderous
     [1913 Webster]
           Tomes of fable and of dream.             --Cowper.
     [1913 Webster]
           A more childish expedient than that to which he now
           resorted is not to be found in all the tomes of the
           casuists.                                --Macaulay.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a (usually) large and scholarly book

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  39 Moby Thesaurus words for "tome":
     best seller, book, bound book, classic, coloring book,
     definitive work, folio, great work, hardback, juvenile,
     juvenile book, limp-cover book, magnum opus, nonbook, notebook,
     novel, opus, opuscule, opusculum, paperback, picture book,
     playbook, pocket book, prayer book, production, psalmbook, psalter,
     publication, serial, sketchbook, soft-cover, songbook,
     standard work, storybook, title, trade book, volume, work,

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Tome-Adelino, NM -- U.S. Census Designated Place in New Mexico
     Population (2000):    2211
     Housing Units (2000): 830
     Land area (2000):     6.049939 sq. miles (15.669270 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    6.049939 sq. miles (15.669270 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            78685
     Located within:       New Mexico (NM), FIPS 35
     Location:             34.728771 N, 106.719736 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Tome-Adelino, NM
      Tome, NM

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