Skip to search.

Definition of Henie, Sonja


Reference
Dictionary
Encyclopedia
Thesaurus
World Factbook

 
Search Dictionary:

Houghton Mifflin

Hen·ie  audio  (hn) KEY , Sonja 1912-1969.

Norwegian-born figure skater who was largely responsible for making ice skating a popular competitive sport. She won Olympic gold medals in 1928, 1932, and 1936 and ten consecutive world championships (1927-1936).



Visit our partner's site
Provided by Houghton Mifflin
logoeReference -- Download this interactive reference software to your desktop computer