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I'm actually not a huge circus fan in the traditional sense, but I like a lot of the circus trappings of striped tents and caramel. I lean more towards Cirque du Soleil than Barnum and Bailey.
Erin Morgenstern

Meaning of "Barnum" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BARNUM

Barnum  [ˈbɑːnəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BARNUM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Barnum is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BARNUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Barnum in the English dictionary

The definition of Barnum in the dictionary is P T. 1810–91, US showman, who created The Greatest Show on Earth and, with J. A. Bailey, founded the Barnum and Bailey Circus.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BARNUM


alburnum
ælˈbɜːnəm
Arnhem
ˈɑːnəm
Camulodunum
ˌkæmjʊləʊˈdjuːnəm
Casinum
kəˈsiːnəm
duodenum
ˌdjuːəʊˈdiːnəm
fanum
ˈfɑːnəm
Farnham
ˈfɑːnəm
fraenum
ˈfriːnəm
frenum
ˈfriːnəm
jejunum
dʒɪˈdʒuːnəm
laburnum
ləˈbɜːnəm
Lugdunum
lʊɡˈduːnəm
plenum
ˈpliːnəm
prosternum
prəʊˈstɜːnəm
sagapenum
ˌsæɡəˈpiːnəm
sempiternum
ˌsɛmpɪˈtɜːnəm
sternum
ˈstɜːnəm
Ticinum
tiːˈsiːnəm
viburnum
vaɪˈbɜːnəm
xiphisternum
ˌzɪfɪˈstɜːnəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BARNUM

Barnard
Barnard´s star
Barnardo
Barnardo´s
Barnaul
Barnave
barnbrack
Barnes
barnet
barnet fair
barney
barnlike
barnsbreaking
Barnsley
Barnstaple

WORDS THAT END LIKE BARNUM

aluminum
annum
antirrhinum
arcanum
botulinum
double-magnum
e pluribus unum
episternum
in aeternum
magnum
Mare Internum
molybdenum
organum
origanum
per annum
platinum
presternum
regnum
solanum
stannum

Synonyms and antonyms of Barnum in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Barnum» into 25 languages

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Find out the translation of Barnum to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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巴纳姆
1,325 millions of speakers

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Barnum
570 millions of speakers

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Barnum
510 millions of speakers

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Barnum
380 millions of speakers
ar

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بارنوم
280 millions of speakers

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Барнум
278 millions of speakers

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Barnum
270 millions of speakers

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Barnum
260 millions of speakers

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Barnum
220 millions of speakers

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Barnum
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Barnum
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

バーナム
130 millions of speakers

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바넘
85 millions of speakers

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Barnum
85 millions of speakers
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Barnum
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பர்நம்மின்
75 millions of speakers

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Barnum
75 millions of speakers

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Barnum
70 millions of speakers

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Barnum
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Barnum
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Барнум
40 millions of speakers

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Barnum
30 millions of speakers
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Barnum
15 millions of speakers
af

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Barnum
14 millions of speakers
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Barnum
10 millions of speakers
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Barnum
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Barnum

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BARNUM»

The term «Barnum» is quite widely used and occupies the 39.617 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BARNUM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Barnum

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QUOTES WITH «BARNUM»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Barnum.
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Erin Morgenstern
I'm actually not a huge circus fan in the traditional sense, but I like a lot of the circus trappings of striped tents and caramel. I lean more towards Cirque du Soleil than Barnum and Bailey.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BARNUM»

Discover the use of Barnum in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Barnum and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Humbug: The Art of P. T. Barnum
A biography of the famous American circus owner provides a detailed look at nineteenth-century popular culture This book is one of the most valuable contributions to American cultural studies of the nineteenth century in recent years.
Neil Harris, 1981
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E Pluribus Barnum: The Great Showman and the Making of U.S. ...
The first book to consider the career of P. T. Barnum from a cultural studies perspective.
Bluford Adams, 1997
3
Art of Money Getting
After a wonderful career in which he made and lost fortunes, captivated Kings and Queens, and used his genius, wit and eloquence, P.O. Barnum wrote these golden rules for making money.
P. T. Barnum, 1999
4
Usability Testing Essentials: Ready, Set...Test!
This is the ideal book for anyone involved in usability or user-centered design—from students to seasoned professionals. *Provides comprehensive coverage of all phases of usability testing *Fully updated four color edition features ...
Carol M. Barnum, 2010
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P.T. Barnum: America's greatest showman
In vivid words and spellbinding pictures (more than 500 photographs, engravings, and color lithographs from the renowned Meserve Collection and forty other archives), we meet a man of complex motives, a master of merchandise, and inveterate ...
Philip B. Kunhardt, Peter W. Kunhardt, 1995
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Barnum
The author is not writing a romance and provides ample authority for every statement and anecdote included in this book. The bibliography at the end reveals the sources of information.
M. R. Werner, 2003
7
Barnum Brown: The Man Who Discovered Tyrannosaurus rex
Barnum Brown brushes off the loose sediment to reveal the man behind the legend.
Lowell Dingus, Mark Norell, 2010
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The Colossal P.T. Barnum Reader: Nothing Else Like it in the ...
This volume also features reproductions of difficult to find posters from Barnum's two-decade collaboration with the prominent New York lithographers, Currier and Ives, and vintage photographs.
Phineas Taylor Barnum, James W. Cook, 2005
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Barnum Brown: Dinosaur Hunter
Determined to grow up to be a hunter of dinosaur fossils, Barnum Brown gets an assignment by the American Museum of Natural History and soon is exploring the Badlands of Montana and Canada where he makes the discovery of a lifetime--the ...
‎2006
10
The Barnum Museum (American Literature Series)
"A stunning paean to the power of imagination. . . . Certainly the work of one of our best writers at the top of his form. . .
Steven Millhauser, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BARNUM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Barnum is used in the context of the following news items.
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John Fund: Trump Is 'Not a Clown, But He Is P.T. Barnum'
Donald Trump's defense of his June 16 immigration remarks aimed to clarify how the remarks were reported — but could stir up another ... «Newsmax, Jul 15»
2
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Xtreme Ticket …
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents CIRCUS XTREME Thursday, August 6 - Sunday, August 9, 2015. Valley View Casino Center 3500 Sports Arena ... «San Diego 6, Jul 15»
3
Bethel celebrates Barnum's birthday - NewsTimes
Lucian Heydt-Moorash, 4 of Bethel, tries on a ship hat at the Bethel Historical Society's birthday bash to honor P.T. Barnum, held on the Bethel ... «Danbury News Times, Jul 15»
4
Chagrin Valley Little Theatre rolls out 'Barnum' and a three-ring …
"P.T. Barnum was the master of the side show," Rogan said. "He understood that people love the mystery of the rare and unknown. He never ... «cleveland.com, Jul 15»
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Barnum U12 softball takes third place
Lacie O'Leary pitches the Barnum U12 girls into third place at the annual Ashley Abrahamson Memorial Softball Tournament, June 27-28. «Moose Lake Star-Gazette, Jul 15»
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10 Things You May Not Know About P.T. Barnum — History in the …
The celebrated circus owner and entertainment impresario Phineas Taylor Barnum was born in Connecticut on July 5, 1810. During a more ... «History, Jul 15»
7
Bethel to celebrates PT Barnum's birthday
Sarah Lynn Jackson, of Bethel, took the honor of having the adult division's silliest hat - an underwater scene - during P.T. Barnum's 202nd ... «Danbury News Times, Jul 15»
8
Circus XTREME presented by Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Circus XTREME blends extreme circus displays for the ultimate family fun entertainment experience, playing the ... «Sandy Journal, Jul 15»
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West End star Linzi Hateley on her homecoming in Barnum
There's great banter in the show between Chairy and Barnum. How do you get on with Brian Conley off-stage? Do you like to tease each other ... «Birmingham Mail, Jul 15»
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The Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey present “Built to …
The Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey present “Built to Amaze” to the Gulf Coast. Starting tonight through Sunday, children of all ages ... «WXXV News 25, Jul 15»

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