Definitions for munchhausenˈmünxˌhaʊ zən; ˈmʌnˌtʃaʊ zən, ˈmʌntʃˌhaʊ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Münch•hau•senˈmünxˌhaʊ zən; ˈmʌnˌtʃaʊ zən, ˈmʌntʃˌhaʊ-(n.)

  1. Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Munchhausen, Karl Friedrich Hieronymus von Munchhausen, Munchausen, Baron Munchausen(noun)

    German raconteur who told preposterous stories about his adventures as a soldier and hunter; his name is now associated with any telling of exaggerated stories or winning lies (1720-1797)

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  1. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

    Münchhausen is a 1943 fantasy comedy film directed by Josef von Báky, a prominent director who remained in Germany under the national socialist regime. Science fiction author David Wingrove has commented that this work "sidesteps immediate political issues whilst conjuring up marvellous visual images of an ageless pastoral Germany."

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