Munchausen[mun′c̸ho̵u′zən, mo̵on′-; -c̸hô′-]
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Munchausen, Baron (Karl Friedrich Hieronymus von Münchhausen) 1720-97; Ger. soldier & adventurer known for his exaggerated tales of his exploits, esp. as collected by Rudolf Erich Raspe (1737-94), Ger. writer in England
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