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Gustavus V

1858–1950, king of Sweden 1907–50: advocate of Swedish neutrality during World Wars I and II.
Also, Gustaf V, Gustav V
[guhs-tahv] /ˈgʌs tɑv/ (Show IPA)

Gustavus VI

or Gustav VI

(Gustaf Adolf) 1882–1973, king of Sweden 1950–73 (son of Gustavus V). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • You remember, gustav, how cross she was and how hard it was to please her?

  • Dad thinks we ought to have dark curtains in the music-room, gustav.

    Beyond John Galsworthy
  • Now I am permitted to offer it only to the manes of gustav Baur; for a few months ago death snatched him from us.

    Joshua, Complete Georg Ebers
  • gustav and Roger were half through the meal when Ernest appeared.

    The Forbidden Trail Honor Willsie
  • gustav did not hesitate to say that it could not be worse, and that neither courage nor harmony existed amongst its ranks.

    Fire and Sword in the Sudan Rudolf C. Slatin
British Dictionary definitions for gustav

Gustavus VI

title of Gustaf Adolf. 1882–1973, king of Sweden (1950–73)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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