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Hedin

[he-deen] /hɛˈdin/
noun
1.
Sven Anders
[sven ahn-duh rs] /svɛn ˈɑn dərs/ (Show IPA),
1865–1952, Swedish geographer and explorer.
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  • Hedin had sent a necklace as a peace-offering to Hagen, but Hilde persuades her father that it is only a ruse.

  • It is from no love to Hedin that Hild accompanies him, though Saxo would have it so.

    The Edda, Vol. 2 Winifred Faraday
  • You protest that Hedin Sahib is not among you disguised as a Ladaki.

  • Then Hedin called to Hogne, his father-in-law, offering him a reconciliation and much gold as a ransom.

  • And then Bjarne's father had been the spokesman of the parish, while Hedin's grandsire had been a staunch defender of the pastor.

    Tales From Two Hemispheres Hjalmar Hjorth Boysen
  • So Hedin, with the help of his men, was taken back to his ship, saved by the kindness of his foe.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
  • Hedin was no unwelcome guest in the houses of gentlefolks, and he was often seen at the judge's and the pastor's omber parties.

    Tales From Two Hemispheres Hjalmar Hjorth Boysen
  • Hogni would have been lucky if he had shown severity rather than compassion to Hedin when he had once conquered him.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
  • And when he came to the island called Ha, then Hedin was there before him with his host.

  • Hedin gives an excellent presentation of the case in the second volume of his Overland to India.

    Climatic Changes Ellsworth Huntington

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