Sverdrup: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sver'drup, sfer'- Norw. svar'dr&oobrevep), [key]
— n.
  1. 1855?–1930, Norwegian explorer of the Arctic.
  2. Also calleda group of islands in the N Northwest Territories of Canada, in the Arctic, W of Ellesmere Island: named after Otto Neumann Sverdrup.
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