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Meaning of Nordenskjöld

Nor•den•skjöld

Pronunciation: (nôr'dn-shōld", -shuld Sw. n&oomacrr'dun-shœld"), [key]
  1. 1832–1901, Swedish arctic explorer, geographer, and geologist; born in Finland.
  2. his nephew1869–1928, Swedish arctic and antarctic explorer.
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