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Amundsen, Roald Syllabification: A·mund·sen, Roald
Pronunciation: /ˈämənsən/

Definition of Amundsen, Roald in English:

( 1872–1928), Norwegian explorer. Amundsen was the first to navigate the Northwest Passage (1903–06), during which expedition he located the site of the magnetic North Pole. In 1911, he became the first person to reach the South Pole.

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