Peary definition by Webster's New World
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Peary, Robert Edwin 1856-1920; U.S. arctic explorer: his claim that the group he led was the first to reach the North Pole (1909) is disputed
Peary definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Robert Edwin 1856-1920.
American naval officer and Arctic explorer who led the expedition credited with first reaching the North Pole (1909). This claim was later rejected.