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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Hamsun, Knut Pen name of Knut Pedersen. 1859-1952. Norwegian writer whose novels include Hunger (1890) and The Growth of the Soil (1917). He won the 1920 Nobel Prize for literature.

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  • n. Norwegian writer of novels (1859-1952)


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