[ nawr-dn-shohld, -shuhld; Swedish noor-duhn-shœld ]
/ ˈnɔr dnˌʃoʊld, -ʃəld; Swedish ˈnur dənˌʃœld /
Baron Nils A·dolf E·rik [nils -ah-dawlf -ey-rik], /nɪls ˈɑ dɔlf ˈeɪ rɪk/, 1832–1901, Swedish Arctic explorer, geographer, and geologist; born in Finland. his nephew, Nils Ot·to Gus·taf [nils awt-too-goos-tahv], /nɪls ˈɔt tʊ ˈgʊs tɑv/, 1869–1928, Swedish Arctic and Antarctic explorer.
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Words nearby Nordenskjöld
, NOR circuit
, Nordenskjöld Sea
, Nordic combined
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How to use Nordenskjöld in a sentence
"The morning was so clear and bright that I absolutely do not know with what to compare it," Nordenskjold wrote.
Nordenskjold was the first navigator to137 double Cape Chelyuskin, the northern cape of Asia.
Our approximate position is forty miles east-north-east of Nordenskjold Ice Tongue.
British Dictionary definitions for Nordenskjöld
/ (Swedish ˈnuːrdənʃœld) /
Baron Nils Adolf Erik (nils ˈɑːdɔlf ˈeːrik). 1832–1901, Swedish Arctic explorer and geologist, born in Finland. He was the first to navigate the Northeast Passage (1878–79)
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