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Sverdrup

[sver-druh p, sfer-; Norwegian svar-droo p] /ˈsvɛr drəp, ˈsfɛr-; Norwegian ˈsvær drʊp/
noun
1.
Otto Neumann
[awt-toh noi-mahn] /ˈɔt toʊ ˈnɔɪ mɑn/ (Show IPA),
1855?–1930, Norwegian explorer of the Arctic.
2.
Also called Sverdrup Islands. a group of islands in the N Northwest Territories of Canada, in the Arctic, W of Ellesmere Island: named after Otto Neumann Sverdrup.
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