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 (ä′mənd-sən, ä′mo͝on-), Roald 1872-1928.
Norwegian explorer who in 1911 became the first person to reach the South Pole.

Amundsen

(Norwegian ˈaːmunsən)
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(Biography) Roald (ˈrɔald). 1872–1928, Norwegian explorer and navigator, who was the first man to reach the South Pole (1911)

A•mund•sen

(ˈɑ mənd sən, ɑ mən-)

n.
Ro•ald (ˈroʊ ɑl) 1872–1928, Norwegian explorer: discovered the South Pole in 1911.
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