Paul Bunyan

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Paul Bun·​yan | \ -ˈbən-yən How to pronounce Paul Bunyan (audio) \

Definition of Paul Bunyan

: a giant lumberjack of American folklore

First Known Use of Paul Bunyan

1925, in the meaning defined above

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