On Wikipedia, a glossary is a special kind of list.Each glossary is an alphabetically arranged list of a subject's terms, with definitions. Each term is followed by one or more explanatory (encyclopedia-style) definitions. (For example, see Glossary of architecture).. In order to explain jargon for Wikipedia's broad audience, each of its glossaries contains a working vocabulary and definitions ... Manual of Style – a descriptive list of the pages which make up the Manual of Style. Policies – a descriptive list of official policies for "English Wikipedia" Quick directory – a small list of key pages with emphasis on interaction between members of the community.