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Nurmi

[nur-mee; Finnish noo r-mi] /ˈnɜr mi; Finnish ˈnʊər mɪ/
noun
1.
Paavo Johannes
[pah-vaw yaw-hahn-nes] /ˈpɑ vɔ ˈyɔ hɑn nɛs/ (Show IPA),
1897–1973, Finnish athlete.
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Nurmi

/ˈnɜːmɪ; Finnish ˈnurmi/
noun
1.
Paavo (ˈpɑːvɔ), known as The Flying Finn. 1897–1973, Finnish runner, winner of the 1500, 5000, and 10 000 metres' races at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris
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