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Fiennes, Ranulph

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishFiennes, RanulphRanulph FiennesFiennes, Ran‧ulph /ˈrænəlf/  (1944–) a British explorer who has been on many trips to the North and South Pole. In 1982 he led the first expedition (=long and carefully organized journey) to go all the way round the world through the North and South Poles, and in 1993 Fiennes and another explorer, Dr Mike Stroud, walked across Antarctica (=the area around the South Pole) without help from anyone else. In 2003 he ran seven marathons in seven days on seven continents in order to raise money for charity. His official title is Sir Ranulph Fiennes.
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