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Hmmm... I do find it rather hard to imagine a dictionary entry which 
contains multiple paragraphs of definition for a single entry. Can you 
point us at a sample page? Maybe this work would be better served with a 
more  prose like structure, e.g. with "entries" as divs  ?

Elli Mylonas wrote:
> Hi:
>
> I am marking up a glossary as part of  larger project, and have been  
> using Dictionary markup as the closes kind of matching structure. The  
> dictionary schema works remarkably well for our purposes; we have  
> entries identified by a headword that have some lexical content, a  
> definition, notes and some cross references.
>
> The place that we are running into difficulty, however, is that the  
> <def> element, which is used to contain the definition of a word, has  
> the content model  macro.paraContent, which effectively restricts it  
> to one paragraph. I'd like to have long definitions with several  
> paragraphs.
>
>
> We will go ahead and use Roma to modify the <def> element to be  
> model.pLike, so it'll do what we need. However, I wanted to bring   
> the paragraphless status of <def> to your attention, in case this is  
> something that others will also see the need for, and perhaps decide  
> it ought to be changed.
>
> Should I be using something else? We looked at lists, but they aren't  
> structured enough for our glossary.
>
> thanks, --elli
>
> [Elli Mylonas
>   Scholarly Technology Group
>   Brown University
>   http://www.stg.brown.edu]
>