What does baby boom mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. baby boom, baby-boom generation(noun)

    the larger than expected generation in United States born shortly after World War II


  1. baby boom(Noun)

    The increase in the birth rate following the return of servicemen at the end of World War II.

  2. baby boom(Noun)

    Any similar increase in the birth rate.


  1. Baby boom

    A baby boom is any period marked by a greatly increased birth rate. This demographic phenomenon is usually ascribed within certain geographical bounds and when the number of annual births exceeds 2 per 100 women. People born during such a period are often called baby boomers; however, some experts distinguish between those born during such demographic baby booms and those who identify with the overlapping cultural generations. Conventional wisdom states that baby booms signify good times and periods of general economic growth and stability.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of baby boom in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of baby boom in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  1. Vicki Freedman:

    Older women also have fewer economic resources than men on average so they may not be as able to accommodate their declines in functioning when they do occur, whatever the reason, this is an important trend to continue to monitor as the large Baby Boom cohorts continue to reach old age.

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