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Henson, Matthew

Pronunciation: /ˈhensən/
(1866–1955), US explorer; full name Matthew Alexander Henson. He accompanied Robert Peary as his valet when their party became the first to reach the North Pole in 1909. He wrote A Negro Explorer at the North Pole (1912).

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Syllabification: Hen·son, Matthew

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