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

  • n. A sudden large increase in the birthrate, especially the one in the United States from the later 1940s through the early 1960s.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The increase in the birth rate following the return of servicemen at the end of World War II.
  • n. Any similar increase in the birth rate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the larger than expected generation in United States born shortly after World War II


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