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Liddell, Eric Syllabification: Lid·dell, Eric
Pronunciation: /ˈlidl/ /liˈdel/

Definition of Liddell, Eric in English:

( 1902–45), British runner and missionary, born in China; full name Eric Henry Liddell. In the 1924 Olympic Games, he won the 400 meters in world record time. His exploits were celebrated in the movie Chariots of Fire (1981).

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