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Of the many APIs we published this week, five were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we'll shine a spotlight on those five, which included the Merriam-Webster Dictionary API for definitions, synonyms and antonyms. We said Webster's API would be good news to education apps that want to include words--and their definitions--in either strictly educational or word play format. Read more in the Webster API post or check out the Merriam-Webster API profile.
Merriam-Webster, the household name in dictionaries, launched the Merriam-Webster Dictionary API last week. The most trusted name in dictionary/thesaurus references has decided to make its resources available to developers through the new API. Merriam-Webster is making eight different resources available via the API.
Syriaca.org OAI-PMH Provider
||This API uses the OAI-PMH protocol to access a description of service that will list records and sets across all Syriaca.org collections. The Syriac Reference Portal is a digital project for the...||Language||09.16.2016|
||This API Provides geoJSON results for all places within the gazetteer with geographic data that can be filtered by place type. It returns results for buildings, churches, monasteries and more. The...||Language||09.16.2016|
||This API performs a simple keyword search across all Syriaca.org collections. It returns results for title, author, events and more. The Syriac Reference Portal is a digital project for the study...||Language||09.16.2016|
myTomorrows Medical Trials and Patient Treatments
||The myTomorrows Medical Trials and Patient Treatments API is a read-only service that allows users to discover treatment options and match patients with clinical trials and expanded access programs....||Healthcare||09.13.2016|
Zeply Human Translation
||The Zeply Human Translation API allows developers to translate content in real time using human translators from around the world. This service can be used to translate user generated content such as...||Translation||09.12.2016|