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Meaning of "Heyerdahl" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HEYERDAHL

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PRONUNCIATION OF HEYERDAHL

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HEYERDAHL

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Heyerdahl is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HEYERDAHL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Heyerdahl

Heyerdahl is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: ▪ Anders Heyerdahl, Norwegian violinist, composer and folk music collector ▪ Christopher Heyerdahl, Canadian actor ▪ Halvor Heyerdahl Rasch, Norwegian zoologist ▪ Severin Andreas Heyerdahl, Norwegian physician ▪ Thor Heyerdahl, Norwegian ethnographer and adventurer...

Definition of Heyerdahl in the English dictionary

The definition of Heyerdahl in the dictionary is Thor. 1914–2002, Norwegian anthropologist. In 1947 he demonstrated that the Polynesians could originally have been migrants from South America, by sailing from Peru to the Pacific Islands of Tuamotu in the Kon-Tiki, a raft made of balsa wood. DNA testing in the late 1990s indicated that such a migration did not actually take place.

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WORDS THAT END LIKE HEYERDAHL

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Synonyms and antonyms of Heyerdahl in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Heyerdahl» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HEYERDAHL

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海尔达尔
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Heyerdahl
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Хейердал
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Heyerdahl
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ヘイエルダール
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Heyerdahl
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Trends of use of Heyerdahl

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HEYERDAHL»

The term «Heyerdahl» is regularly used and occupies the 97.861 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HEYERDAHL»

Discover the use of Heyerdahl in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Heyerdahl and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Kon-Tiki
This edition of Kon-Tiki has been prepared by an editorial committee headed by Harry Shefter, professor of English at New York University.
Thor Heyerdahl, 2013
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Thor Heyerdahl
A biography of the Norwegian explorer whose voyages were undertaken to prove certain theories about the migration patterns of ancient people.
John Malam, 1999
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Easter Island: The Mystery Solved
The engrossing story of the explorer & his attempt to explain the existence of the huge monuments on Easter Island.
Thor Heyerdahl, 1989
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A Hero for the Atomic Age: Thor Heyerdahl and the Kon-Tiki ...
The story of how Thor Heyerdahl managed to construct a raft that he sailed from Callao in Peru to the Tuamotu Islands in French Polynesia.
Axel Andersson, 2010
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Kon-Tiki man: an illustrated biography of Thor Heyerdahl
Traces the life of the Norwegian explorer, scientist, and anthropologist, examines and explains his scientific theories, and describes his explorations, including the Kon-Tiki and Ra voyages
Thor Heyerdahl, Christopher Ralling, 1991
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LIFE
Heyerdahl's. paper. boat,. plowing. a. filthy. ocean. ii ts. PARTING SHOTS I didn't raise my boy to. That cigar-scented lair, the corporate boardroom, has been a club traditionally male and traditionally white. But sensing the temper of the times  ...
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In the Footsteps of Adam: A Memoir
Defining himself as an "experimental philosopher" and a "cautious scientist", the world renowned anthropologist and adventurer reviews his amazing life's work in this captivating memoir. Full color.
Thor Heyerdahl, 2003
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Makers of Modern Culture
207 HEYDERDAHL, Thor 1914- Norwegian anthropologist Thor Heyerdahl has revolutionized our appreciation of human mobility in the ancient world. Up to his time prehistorians had tacitly equated contact with land routes, that were ...
Justin Wintle, 2002
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Explorers and Exploration
Below This photograph ofThor Heyerdahl dates from 1958, when Aku Aku, an account of his trip to Easter Island, was published. Heyerdahl, Thor THOR HEYERDAHL (1914-2002) was a Norwegian explorer, anthropologist, and author.
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Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia
The seeds of his future explorations were laid as Heyerdahl was growing up in Norway. From the age of seven he showed a precocious interest in biology, then developed an interest in primitive people. During summer vacations in Hornsjo, ...
Jennifer Speake, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HEYERDAHL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Heyerdahl is used in the context of the following news items.
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'Hell On Wheels' Season 5: Cullen Faces Challenges With Chinese …
A video posted on Cartermatt shows short interviews with some of the cast members of the TV series including Mount, Heyerdahl, Tim Guinee ... «International Business Times, Jul 15»
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Telemarksforfattere er pop
Bibliotekar Astrid Heyerdahl ved Telemarksbiblioteket sier at de har 16 lånere som venter på Horsts nyeste krimbok. – Sommerlesing skiller ... «Varden, Jul 15»
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Community news
... Grade 11: Robert David Barlow; Chloe S. Boyce; Claire O. Fraser; Delaney R. Goodman; Anders Heyerdahl; Ivan J. Jermyn; William Jestes; ... «Barre Montpelier Times Argus, Jul 15»
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'Hell on Wheels' season 5 video: Anson Mount, cast, producers …
This video features a variety of short interviews with not only star / producer Anson Mount, but also Christopher Heyerdahl (whose character of ... «CarterMatt.com, Jul 15»
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'Hell on Wheels' Season 5 premiere spoilers, plot rumors: Meet new …
The season also marks the return of Christopher Heyerdahl as the ambiguous The Swede. In a report from Zap2it, showrunner John Wirth said ... «ChristianToday, Jul 15»
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Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Tonight, July 10, 2015
In an attempt to get his job back, Gordon seeks to capture Jack Gruber (guest star Christopher Heyerdahl), a deranged electrical genius who ... «Broadway World, Jul 15»
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Hell on Wheels: The Complete Fourth Season Blu-ray Detailed
AMC's post-Civil War series stars Anson Mount, Colm Meaney, Dominique McElligott, Common, Ben Esler, Phil Burke, Christopher Heyerdahl, ... «Blu-ray.com, Jul 15»
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Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Friday, July 10, 2015
In an attempt to get his job back, Gordon seeks to capture Jack Gruber (guest star Christopher Heyerdahl), a deranged electrical genius who ... «Broadway World, Jul 15»
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Trinidad Art Nights
TRINIDAD TRADING COMPANY 460 Main St. "The Mulholland Collection," Nico Heyerdahl, photography. WINDANSEA 410 Main St. "The ... «The Journal, Jul 15»
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Be Ready For 'Hell On Wheels' Season 5 From Independence Day …
... Eva (Robin McLeavy), and The Swede (Christopher Heyerdahl)? Don't worry! Hell On Wheels Season 5 is premiering on AMC on Saturday, ... «Yareah Magazine, Jun 15»

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