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[bawm, bahm for 1; boum for 2] /bɔm, bɑm for 1; baʊm for 2/
L(yman) Frank
[lahy-muh n] /ˈlaɪ mən/ (Show IPA),
1856–1919, U.S. journalist, playwright, and author of children's books.
Vicki, 1888–1960, U.S. novelist, born in Austria. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • While preparing these books Mr. Baum lived with his characters.

    A Woman for Mayor Helen M. Winslow
  • On the day he received the money for it he had brought her home a fur set of Baum marten.

    Gigolo Edna Ferber
  • And if Bloomfield doesn't have him, then he's on the other side of Baum Boulevard.

    The Circuit Riders R. C. FitzPatrick
  • I shall send for Dr. Baum, for I'm convinced that you are going to be ill.

    Moods Louisa May Alcott
  • We entered and the man asked the bookkeeper if a Mr. Baum was not working there.

    Crimes of Charity Konrad Bercovici
British Dictionary definitions for Baum


/bɔːm; bɑːm/
L(yman) Frank 1856–1919, US novelist, author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) and its sequels
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
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