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Rasmussen

[ras-moo-suh n] /ˈræs mʊ sən/
noun
1.
Knud Johan Victor
[knooth yoo-hahn veek-tawr] /knuð yʊˈhɑn ˈvik tɔr/ (Show IPA),
1879–1933, Danish arctic explorer.
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  • I dare say Rasmussen's widow would like as many as we can catch.

    A Danish Parsonage John Fulford Vicary
  • "Don't fall," said Rasmussen, who was still sitting there with the thermometer in his hand.

    Atlantis Gerhart Hauptmann
  • He sent Garth to his lodgings, with orders to come to Rasmussen's at six the next morning.

    A Danish Parsonage John Fulford Vicary
  • Mr. Rasmussen: What is the spray for the cabbage and onion maggot?

  • I can never forget how we wronged him, when Rasmussen was injured and died, and how noble he has always been!

    A Danish Parsonage John Fulford Vicary
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Rasmussen

/Danish ˈrasmusən/
noun
1.
Knud Johan Victor (knuð joˈhan ˈviktɔr). 1879–1933, Danish arctic explorer and ethnologist. He led several expeditions through the Arctic in support of his theory that the North American Indians were originally migrants from Asia
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