Hamsun

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Ham·​sun | \ ˈhäm-sən How to pronounce Hamsun (audio) \

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Knut 1859–1952 pseudonym of Knut Pedersen Norwegian writer

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“Hamsun.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hamsun. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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