- Sel·ma (Ot·ti·li·a·na Lo·vi·sa) [sel-mah awt-ti-lee-ah-nah loo-vi-sah] /ˈsɛl mɑ ˌɔt tɪ liˈɑ nɑ ˈlu vɪˌsɑ/, 1858–1940, Swedish novelist and poet: Nobel Prize 1909.
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- Selma (ˈsɛlma). 1858–1940, Swedish novelist, noted esp for her children's classic The Wonderful Adventures of Nils (1906–07): Nobel prize for literature 1909
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