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Bae·de·ker

 (bā′dĭ-kər)
n.
A guidebook to countries or a country.

[After the guidebooks published by Karl Baedeker.]

Baedeker

(ˈbeɪdɪkə)
n
1. (Journalism & Publishing) any of a series of travel guidebooks issued by the German publisher Karl Baedeker (1801–59) or his firm
2. (Journalism & Publishing) any guidebook

Bae•de•ker

(ˈbeɪ dɪ kər)

n.
1. any of the series of guidebooks for travelers issued by the German publisher Karl Baedeker, 1801–59, and his successors.
2. any guidebook for travelers.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Baedeker - German publisher of a series of travel guidebooks (1801-1859)
2.Baedeker - any of a series of travel guidebooks published by the German firm founded by Karl Baedekerbaedeker - any of a series of travel guidebooks published by the German firm founded by Karl Baedeker
travel guidebook, itinerary - a guidebook for travelers
References in classic literature ?
When Baedeker's guide-books mention a thing and put
Taking up Baedeker's Handbook to Northern Italy, she committed to memory the most important dates of Florentine History.
Baedeker's Das Generalgouvernement |1943] drew the reader's attention to evidence of German cultural influence throughout the so-called Vistula space along with the paucity of ethnic Germans (2, 13).
3) FORD, Richard: A Handbook for Travellers in Spain, Londres, John Murray, 1889; BAEDEKER, Karl, Baedeker's Spain and Portugal, 3a ed.
After the war, Baedeker's popularity was diminished by British travel guides.
Another case brims with Baedeker's travel guides, popular with tourists of the early 1900s.
Bertarelli criticized Baedeker's guidebooks for failing to include all of Italy and considered them poor guides for Italian tourists discovering their own country.
Forster's A Room with a View seen as a type of dialogic and semi-comic "rescripting" of Baedeker's Northern Italy.