Definition of Saarinen in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsärənən/

Entry from US English dictionary

1The name of a family of US architects, born in Finland.
1.1 Eliel (1873–1950); full name Gottlieb Eliel Saarinen. He designed the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan and served as its president 1932–48.
1.2 Eero (1910–61); the son of Eliel. He designed the Memorial Arch in St. Louis 1947–60 and the US Embassy in London 1955–60.

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Syllabification: Saa·ri·nen

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