Baedeker meaning

bādĭ-kər
Any of a series of guidebooks to foreign countries, first published in Germany by Karl Baedeker (1801-59)
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(loosely) Any guidebook.
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A guidebook to countries or a country.
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Proprietary name of a longtime series of travel guidebooks.
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(by extension from the proprietary name) Any travel guide, advice for travelers, or guide pertaining to other subjects.
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Origin of baedeker

  • After the guidebooks published by Karl Baedeker

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition