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Hedin

[he-deen] /hɛˈdin/
noun
1.
Sven Anders
[sven ahn-duh rs] /svɛn ˈɑn dərs/ (Show IPA),
1865–1952, Swedish geographer and explorer.
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  • You protest that Hedin Sahib is not among you disguised as a Ladaki.

  • It is from no love to Hedin that Hild accompanies him, though Saxo would have it so.

    The Edda, Vol. 2 Winifred Faraday
  • And when he came to the island called Ha, then Hedin was there before him with his host.

  • When she returned to Hedin, she told him that Hogne would not be reconciled, and bade him busk himself for the battle.

  • Then Hedin called to Hogne, his father-in-law, offering him a reconciliation and much gold as a ransom.

  • So Hedin, with the help of his men, was taken back to his ship, saved by the kindness of his foe.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
  • In the seventh year after, these same men began to fight on Hedin's isle, and wounded each other so that they died.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
  • Hogni would have been lucky if he had shown severity rather than compassion to Hedin when he had once conquered him.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
  • Now Hogni was of unusual stature, and stiff in temper; while Hedin was very comely, but short.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
  • Meanwhile Hedin, prince of a considerable tribe of the Norwegians, approached the fleet of Frode with a hundred and fifty vessels.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")

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