baby boom

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  1. a period of sharp increase in the birthrate, as that in the U.S. following World War II.

Origin of baby boom

First recorded in 1950–55

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British Dictionary definitions for baby boom

baby boom

  1. a sharp increase in the birth rate of a population, esp the one that occurred after World War II: Also called (esp Brit): the bulge

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