[ veer-uh n ]
/ ˈvɪər ən /
Las·se [lahs-se] /ˈlɑs sɛ/, born 1949, Finnish distance runner.
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British Dictionary definitions for viren
/ (ˈvɪərən) /
Lasse (ˈlæsɪ). born 1949, Finnish distance runner: winner of the 5000 metres and the 10 000 metres in the 1972 and 1976 Olympic Games
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