Definitions for back matter

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

back′ mat`ter(n.)

  1. the parts of a book that appear after the main text, as bibliography, index, and appendixes.

    Category: Printing

Origin of back matter:

1945–50

Princeton's WordNet

  1. back matter, end matter(noun)

    written matter following the main text of a book

Wiktionary

  1. back matter(Noun)

    the parts of a book that appear after the text, including the afterword, index and bibliography.

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