from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Nansen, Fridtjof 1861-1930. Norwegian explorer, zoologist, and politician who led an Arctic expedition (1893-1896) and directed the League of Nations relief programs for refugees of World War I. He won the 1922 Nobel Peace Prize.
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- n. Norwegian explorer of the Arctic and director of the League of Nations relief program for refugees of World War I (1861-1930)
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