Meaning of Munchausen, Baron in English:

Munchausen, Baron

proper noun

  • The hero of a book of fantastic travellers' tales (1785) written in English by a German, Rudolph Erich Raspe. The original Baron Munchausen is said to have lived 1720–97, to have served in the Russian army against the Turks, and to have related extravagant tales of his prowess.


Munchausen, Baron

/ˈmʊn(t)ʃˌhaʊz(ə)n/ /ˈmynçˌhaʊzn/