from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Baum, Lyman Frank 1856-1919. American writer known especially for The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) and 13 other Oz stories, including Ozma of Oz (1917).

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  • proper n. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Hugo Baum (1866-1950).


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  • "Dried up" is a term Baum usually used for very old people.

    Oz and Ends

  • SANCHEZ: Sandy Baum is co-author of the report "Trends in College Pricing."

    College Tuition Costs On The Rise

  • On Wednesday I mentioned my recent article on the big plot problem in Baum's previous Oz book, Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz. That adventure puts Dorothy and her companions in terrible danger, then rescues them magically with no preparation.

    The Road to Oz

  • Matthew Baum is a photographer and teacher based in Brooklyn, NY.

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  • Henry Baum is the author of several novels, including “North of Sunset”, listed as the #1 self-published novel in Entertainment Weekly and winner of the Hollywood Book Festival Grand Prize.

    Podcast: Henry Baum on Exciting Developments in Self-Publishing | The Creative Penn

  • Shapiro goes on to note how some movie lines have their roots in Baum's text, but should be credited to the screenwriters.

    Giving Credit Where It's Due

  • At the Oz Museum, where author L. Frank Baum is celebrated as a feminist for his strong heroines such as Dorothy Gale, sentiment is mixed on the first woman on a Republican presidential ticket.

    Kansas politics bleeds two shades of red

  • The Green Exchange by Baum is only in this for green …. .money!

    Chicago Green Exchange: A Model for Green Retail?

  • During the 1870s and 1880s, when the place was still called Alma-Ata and the city was being planned by the Russians, the city engineer, a German by the name of Baum, stipulated that every citizen must plant five trees in front of his house.


  • In 1907, L. Frank Baum is imagining a clockwork man, with clockwork speech, a clockwork brain, and clockwork body - all wound separately, mind you - who is unswervingly faithful and honest, and because he is a machine he has no emotions.

    Archive 2007-04-01


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