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Guggenheim, Meyer Syllabification: Gug·gen·heim, Meyer
Pronunciation: /ˈɡo͝oɡənˌhīm/ /ˈɡo͞o-/

Definition of Guggenheim, Meyer in English:

( 1828–1905), US industrialist; born in Switzerland. With his seven sons he established large mining and metal-processing companies. His son Solomon ( 1861–1949) set up several foundations that supported the arts, including the Guggenheim Museum in New York.

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