Definition of Byrd, Richard in English:

Byrd, Richard

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Pronunciation: /bəːd
 
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( 1888–1957), American explorer, naval officer, and aviator; full name Richard Evelyn Byrd. He claimed to have made the first aircraft flight over the North Pole (1926), although his actual course has been disputed. He was the first to fly over the South Pole (1929).

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