Definition of Liddell, Eric in English:

Liddell, Eric

Pronunciation /lidl/ /lɪdl/ /liˈdel/ /lɪˈdɛl/

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proper noun

  • (1902–45), British runner and missionary, born in China; full name Eric Henry Liddell. In the 1924 Olympic Games, he won the 400 meters in world record time. His exploits were celebrated in the movie Chariots of Fire (1981).