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Münchhausen

[mynkh-hou-zuh n] /ˈmünxˌhaʊ zən/
noun
1.
Karl Friedrich Hieronymus
[kahrl free-drikh hee-ey-roh-ny-moo s] /kɑrl ˈfri drɪx ˌhi eɪˈroʊ nüˌmʊs/ (Show IPA),
Baron von
[fuh n] /fən/ (Show IPA),
1720–97, German soldier, adventurer, and teller of tales.
English Munchausen
[muhn-chou-zuh n, muhnch-hou-, muhn-chaw-] /ˈmʌnˌtʃaʊ zən, ˈmʌntʃˌhaʊ-, mʌnˈtʃɔ-/ (Show IPA)
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Related forms
Munchausenism, noun
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