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Gustavus V

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

Gustavus VI

or Gustav VI

noun
  1. Gustaf Adolf, 1882–1973, king of Sweden 1950–73 (son of Gustavus V).
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Examples from the Web for gustav

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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

  • "Now let's cover the engine," shouted Roger, giving no heed to Gustav's cry.

    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


British Dictionary definitions for gustav

Gustavus VI

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