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A sudden, large, sustained increase in the birthrate, especially the one from the later 1940s through the early 1960s.
(Sociology) a sharp increase in the birth rate of a population, esp the one that occurred after World War II. Also called (esp Brit): the bulge
(sometimes caps.) a period of sharp increase in the birthrate, as that in the U.S. following World War II.
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|Noun||1.||baby boom - the larger than expected generation in United States born shortly after World War II|
generation - group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent