from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Myrdal, Alva 1902-1986. Swedish sociologist and diplomat. She shared the 1982 Nobel Peace Prize for her role in the United Nations nuclear disarmament negotiations.
- Myrdal, (Karl) Gunnar 1898-1987. Swedish economist. He shared a 1974 Nobel Prize for work on the theory of optimum allocation of resources.
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- n. Swedish economist (1898-1987)
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