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Nurmi

[ nur-mee; Finnish noor-mi ]
/ ˈnɜr mi; Finnish ˈnʊər mɪ /
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noun
Paa·vo Jo·han·nes [pah-vaw yaw-hahn-nes], /ˈpɑ vɔ ˈyɔ hɑn nɛs/, 1897–1973, Finnish athlete.
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Nurmi
/ (ˈnɜːmɪ, Finnish ˈnurmi) /

noun
Paavo (ˈpɑːvɔ), known as The Flying Finn. 1897–1973, Finnish runner, winner of the 1500, 5000, and 10 000 metres' races at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris
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