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Hammarskjöld

[ hah-mer-shohld, -shuhld, ham-er-; Swedish hahm-ahr-shœld ]
/ ˈhɑ mərˌʃoʊld, -ʃəld, ˈhæm ər-; Swedish ˈhɑm ɑrˌʃœld /
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noun
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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Hammarskjöld
/ (ˈhæməˌʃʊld, Swedish ˈhamarʃœld) /

noun
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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