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Dalén

[duh-leyn, da-] /dəˈleɪn, dæ-/
noun
1.
Gustaf
[goo s-tahf] /ˈgʊs tɑf/ (Show IPA),
1869–1937, Swedish inventor: Nobel Prize in Physics 1912.
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  • The day after our departure the proprietor and his family left the place, and caught us up when we finally rested at dalen.

    Norway Beatrix Jungman
  • All the way to dalen our drive was brightened by the rosetted cows, making their way up the hill which we descended.

    Norway Beatrix Jungman
  • We were not very far from dalen, however, and the young men elected to walk the rest of the journey.

    Norway Beatrix Jungman
British Dictionary definitions for dalen

Dalén

/daˈleːn/
noun
1.
Nils Gustaf. 1869–1937, Swedish engineer, inventor of an automatic light-controlled valve known as `Solventil'. Nobel prize for physics 1912
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