from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A brand of Rhine wine made at Bacharach, a small town in Rhenish Prussia, on the left bank of the Rhine, 23 miles south of Coblentz. Formerly also backarach, backrack, backrag, baccharic, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A kind of wine made at Bacharach on the Rhine.


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  • But no matter your age, watching The Blob, with its humble effects, its comic-book colors, and its dangerously infectious Bacharach & David theme song, will make you wish you were snug in a '58 Caddy, preferably with a non-petting-averse date, at a moonlit drive-in theater in Spook City, U.S.A.

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  • Colony, founded a couple blocks away in 1948 by Mr. Turk's father, relocated in 1970 to the same office building where Burt Bacharach , Neil Diamond and Carole King honed their craft.

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  • The same article reported that Mickey Blaine, the dean of students at private Pacific Hills School in West Hollywood, warned students last year that if they crossed the line he would turn up the lights and play Burt Bacharach music or William Shatner singing "Mr. Tambourine Man."

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  • The Burt-Bacharach-for-preschoolers songcraft of bandleader Stuart Murdoch was irritating, but it was Murdoch's singing that really made my blood cells boil -- a cool, coy delivery that triggered an almost Belushian response.

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  • Having over the years followed particular passions one after the other – writing orchestral music, collaborating with the likes of Paul McCartney and Burt Bacharach – Costello now seems to be pursuing everything all at the same time.

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  • Highlights come in Satisfied – replete with jolly Bacharach/David horns – and darker moments like the murderous Bodies, where Green seems to have taken his album's title literally.

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  • Under the circumstances, how will 31-year-old singer-songwriter Sarah Rumer Joyce cope, now the world knows she numbers not merely Burt Bacharach and Elton John but John Prescott among her fans?

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  • Consider the jaunty Burt Bacharach and Hal David tune "I'll Never Fall in Love Again," a cheerful little confection about heartbreak.

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  • It is no insult to the detective series "Zen" to say that one of the best things about it is the opening music, which establishes a retro 1960s vibe—part Bacharach, part Bond—with graphics to match.

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