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A guidebook to countries or a country.

[After the guidebooks published by Karl Baedeker.]
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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
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(ˈbeɪ dɪ kər)

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.
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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
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It is double-starred in Baedeker. [1] The Black forest artist paints it--his masterpiece.
When Baedeker's guide-books mention a thing and put
Indeed, some part of each day we had spent diligently learning each other, as travellers to distant lands across the Channel work hard at phrase-book and Baedeker the week before their departure.
Taking up Baedeker's Handbook to Northern Italy, she committed to memory the most important dates of Florentine History.
You would be like a Cook's tourist abroad, without a guide or a Baedeker, if you attempted to rely upon yourself.
You can come and look at them by yourself with your Baedeker."
When I did not prefer to keep mine to myself there was always a stray tourist, disencumbered of his Baedeker, to discuss them with, or some domesticated painter rejoicing in the return of the season of strong effects.
SG Petch Darlington and District League Division C: Aldbrough St John II 112-8 (D Wilson 42, H Baedeker 3-24), Cockerton II 113-4 (S Leatherbridge 51no).
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As a recovering insomniac, I've scouted out the territory for you and have taken a few notes as a Baedeker on your journey to better sleep.
Quammen offers a readable and largely reliable Baedeker to a fast-moving and complex field of science that is as tangled as the tree of his title."
To this reader, his Shakespearean Baedeker is the most enjoyable theatre book since Christopher Plummer's autobiography.