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SYLLABIFICATION

When breaking a word at the end of a line, follow Webster's. For place-names and personal names, use Webster's Geographical and Biographical Dictionaries. If these differ from the Collegiate Dictionary, remember that the Collegiate is revised more frequently than the other dictionaries, and use your editorial judgment on which looks better to the eye:
            Mary-land preferred to Mar-yland.

For foreign words, follow rules in the original language:
            cor-di-lle-ra, not cor-dil-le-ra.

Do not break a word from one column to another or from one page to another. Generally avoid breaking at the end of the first line of an article or of a legend.

Break a hyphenated compound at the end of a line only where the compounding hyphen occurs.