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Gustavus V

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noun
  1. 1858–1950, king of Sweden 1907–50: advocate of Swedish neutrality during World Wars I and II.
Also Gus·taf V, Gus·tav V [guhs-tahv] /ˈgʌs tɑv/.

Gustavus VI

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noun
  1. Gustaf Adolf, 1882–1973, king of Sweden 1950–73 (son of Gustavus V).
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  • Gustav is so pleasant and so gay, he will be of great use to you.

    Arthur O'Leary

    Charles James Lever

  • It was bad for the children; they got unruly; and yesterday he actually had to give Gustav a thrashing.

    Falk

    Joseph Conrad

  • You and Gustav clean up after the storm to-morrow and go on with the absorber.

    The Forbidden Trail

    Honor Willsie

  • Gustav sat up and before he could do more, Roger and Charley had removed his shirt.

    The Forbidden Trail

    Honor Willsie

  • Gustav took Roger's pack and Ernest threw a helping arm about him.

    The Forbidden Trail

    Honor Willsie


British Dictionary definitions for gustav

Gustavus VI

noun
  1. title of Gustaf Adolf. 1882–1973, king of Sweden (1950–73)
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