baedeker baedeker  /ˈbeɪ də kər/

Definition(s):

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

News

  • Peter Baedeker to take helm at Curious Cork Imports

    Curious Cork Imports has hired Peter Baedeker as its chief executive officer, following on the heels of the company’s launch of its newest proprietary brand, Tuscan Sun Wines. This announcement also marks Curious Cork’s expansion to a new Napa Valley office where Baedeker will be stationed.
    on December 3, 2013     Source: Napa Valley Register

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  1. "The Stone Gods" is "a Baedeker for Earth's future," Susann Cokal wrote in the Book Review.
    on Jul 24, 2009 By: Susann Cokal Source: New York Times

  2. (07-09) 04:00 PDT Lucerne, Switzerland -- "As Mr. Baedeker requests all tourists to call his attention to any errors which they might find in his guide-books," wrote Mark Twain, "I dropped him a line to inform him that when he said the...
    on Jul 9, 2006 By: Mark Twain Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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