[hah-mer-shohld, -shuh ld, ham-er-; Swedish hahm-ahr-shœld]
- Dag Hjal·mar [dahg yahl-mahr] /dɑg ˈyɑl mɑr/, 1905–61, Swedish statesman: Secretary General of the United Nations 1953–61; Nobel Peace Prize 1961.
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- Dag (Hjalmar Agne Carl) (dɑːɡ). 1905–61, Swedish statesman; secretary-general of the United Nations (1953–61): Nobel peace prize 1961
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