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Sverdrup

[ sver-druhp, sfer-; Norwegian svar-droop ]
/ ˈsvɛr drəp, ˈsfɛr-; Norwegian ˈsvær drʊp /
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Ot·to Neu·mann [awt-toh noi-mahn], /ˈɔt toʊ ˈnɔɪ mɑn/, 1855?–1930, Norwegian explorer of the Arctic.
Also called Sverdrup Islands. a group of islands in the N Northwest Territories of Canada, in the Arctic, W of Ellesmere Island: named after Otto Neumann Sverdrup.
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