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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Barnum, P. T. Barnum, Phineas Taylor Barnum(noun)

    United States showman who popularized the circus (1810-1891)

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  1. Barnum

    Barnum is a musical with a book by Mark Bramble, lyrics by Michael Stewart, and music by Cy Coleman. It is based on the life of showman P. T. Barnum, covering the period from 1835 through 1880 in America and major cities of the world where Barnum took his performing companies. The production combines elements of traditional musical theater with the spectacle of the circus. The characters include jugglers, trapeze artists and clowns, as well as such real-life personalities as Jenny Lind and General Tom Thumb. The original Broadway production ran for 854 performances and was followed by a London production, among others.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Barnum

    an American showman; began with the exhibition of George Washington's reputed nurse in 1834; picked up Tom Thumb in 1844; engaged Jenny Lind for 100 concerts in 1849, and realised a fortune, which he lost; started in 1871 with his huge travelling show, and realised another fortune, dying worth five million dollars (1810-1891).

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Barnum in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Barnum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Barnum in a Sentence

  1. Unknown:

    Barnum was wrong - it's more like every 30 seconds.

  2. Ted Cruz:

    We are not a people who are impressed by a lot of blustery rhetoric that's not backed up by truth, we can't be fooled by P.T. Barnum. The time for the clowns and the acrobats and the dancing bears has passed.

  3. Hunter Biden:

    This isn't real stuff. It isn't. It truly isn't. That part of it, that Barnum and Bailey -- you know, say anything, do anything you want, I mean, like, you know -- Donald Prince Humperdinck Trump Jr. is not something that I really care about.

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