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Ham•mar•skjöld  (hämər shōld′, -shəld, hamər-; Sw. hämär shœld′),USA pronunciation n.  Dag Hjal•mar  (däg yälr),USA pronunciation 1905–61, Swedish statesman: Secretary General of the United Nations 1953–61;
Nobel peace prize 1961.


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Hammarskjöld /ˈhæməˌʃʊld; Swedish: ˈhamarʃœld/ n
  1. Dag (Hjalmar Agne Carl) (dɑːɡ). 1905–61, Swedish statesman; secretary-general of the United Nations (1953–61): Nobel peace prize 1961



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