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Noun: Guggenheim  'goo-gun,hIm
  1. United States industrialist (born in Switzerland) who with his sons established vast mining and metal processing companies (1828-1905)
    - Meyer Guggenheim
  2. United States philanthropist; son of Meyer Guggenheim who created several foundations to support the arts (1861-1949)
    - Solomon R. Guggenheim, Solomon Guggenheim

Type of: altruist, industrialist, philanthropist

Encyclopedia: Guggenheim, David