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barn•burn•er



Pronunciation: (bärn'bûr"nur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/barnburner.html on line 73 [key]
n.
1. Informal.something that is highly exciting, impressive, etc.: The All Stars game was a real barnburner.
2. Chiefly Pennsylvania.a wooden friction match.
3. (cap.) a member of the progressive faction in the Democratic party in New York State 1845–52. Cf. Hunker.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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