Pronunciation: (bôm, bäm for 1; boum for 2), [key]
1. L(y•man) Frank Pronunciation: (lī'mun), [key] 1856–1919, U.S. journalist, playwright, and author of children's books.
2. Vicki, 1888–1960, U.S. novelist, born in Austria.
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