Definition of Amundsen, Roald in English:

Amundsen, Roald

Pronunciation /ˈaməndsən/ /ˈæməndsən/

proper noun

  • (1872–1928), Norwegian explorer. Amundsen was the first to navigate the Northwest Passage (1903–6), during which expedition he located the site of the magnetic north pole. In 1911 he became the first to reach the South Pole.