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Garbo

[ gahr-boh ]
/ ˈgɑr boʊ /
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noun
Greta Greta Lovisa Gustaffson, 1905–90, U.S. film actress, born in Sweden.
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British Dictionary definitions for Garbo (1 of 2)

garbo
/ (ˈɡɑːbəʊ) /

noun plural -bos
Australian informal a dustman

Word Origin for garbo

C20: from garbage

British Dictionary definitions for Garbo (2 of 2)

Garbo
/ (ˈɡɑːbəʊ) /

noun
Greta (ˈɡrɛtə), real name Greta Lovisa Gustafson. 1905–90, US film actress, born in Sweden. Her films include Grand Hotel (1932), Queen Christina (1933), Anna Karenina (1935), Camille (1936), and Ninotchka (1939)
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