Myrdal

[ meer-dahl, -dawl, mur-; Swedish myr-dahl ]

noun
  1. Al·va (Rei·mer) [al-vuh-rey-mer; Swedish ahl-vah rey-muhr], /ˈæl və ˈreɪ mər; Swedish ˈɑl vɑ ˈreɪ mər/, 1902–86, Swedish sociologist and diplomat (wife of Gunnar Myrdal): shared Nobel Peace Prize 1982 with Alfonso García Robles.

  2. (Karl) Gun·nar [kahrl guhn-er, goon-; Swedish kahrl goon-nahr], /kɑrl ˈgʌn ər, ˈgʊn-; Swedish kɑrl ˈgʊn nɑr/, 1898–1987, Swedish sociologist and economist (husband of Alva Myrdal): shared Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences 1974 with Friedrich Hayek.

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