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Münchhausen

[mynkh-hou-zuh n]
noun
  1. Karl Friedrich Hi·e·ro·ny·mus [kahrl free-drikh hee-ey-roh-ny-moo s] /kɑrl ˈfri drɪx ˌhi eɪˈroʊ nüˌmʊs/, Baron von [fuh n] /fən/, 1720–97, German soldier, adventurer, and teller of tales.
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English Mun·chau·sen [muhn-chou-zuh n, muhnch-hou-, muhn-chaw-] /ˈmʌnˌtʃaʊ zən, ˈmʌntʃˌhaʊ-, mʌnˈtʃɔ-/.
Related formsMun·chau·sen·ism, noun
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