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Thorfinn Karlsefni

[thawr-fin kahrl-sev-nee] /ˈθɔr fɪn ˈkɑrl sɛv ni/
noun
1.
980–after 1007, Icelandic navigator, explorer, and leader of early colonizing expedition to Vinland, in North America.
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Karlsefni, Thorfinn

Icelandic-born Scandinavian leader of an early colonizing expedition to North America. His travels were recounted in the Saga of Erik and the Tale of the Greenlanders

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