[bawm, bahm for 1; boum for 2]


L(y·man) Frank [lahy-muh n] /ˈlaɪ mən/, 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 Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of baum

  • 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.


    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.


    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



L (yman) Frank 1856–1919, US novelist, author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) and its sequels
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