Etymology
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Baedeker (n.)

"travel guide," 1857, from German printer and bookseller Karl Baedeker (1801-1859) whose popular travel guides began the custom of rating places with one to four stars. The Baedeker raids by the Luftwaffe in April and May 1942 targeted British cultural and historical sites.

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Definitions of Baedeker
1
baedeker (n.)
any of a series of travel guidebooks published by the German firm founded by Karl Baedeker;
2
Baedeker (n.)
German publisher of a series of travel guidebooks (1801-1859);
Synonyms: Karl Baedeker
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