Bunyanesque

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adjective Bun·yan·esque \ˌbən-yə-ˈnesk\

Definition of Bunyanesque

  1. 1 [John Bunyan] :  of, relating to, or suggestive of the allegorical writings of John Bunyan

  2. 2 [Paul Bunyan, legendary giant lumberjack of U.S. & Canada] a :  of, relating to, or suggestive of the tales of Paul Bunyanb :  of fantastically large size <if all of a year's consumption were brewed in a Bunyanesque retort and decanted into the Niagara river — Time>

1888

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1888

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