Gustavus



[guh-stey-vuh s, -stah-] /gʌˈsteɪ vəs, -ˈstɑ-/

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a male given name, Latinized form of .
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(Gustavus Vasa) 1496–1560, king of Sweden 1523–60.
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(Gustavus Adolphus”Lion of the North”) 1594–1632, king of Sweden 1611–32: national military hero (grandson of Gustavus I).
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1746–92, king of Sweden 1771–92: economic and legal reformer.
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(Gustavus Adolphus) 1778–1837, king of Sweden 1792–1809 (son of Gustavus III).
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1858–1950, king of Sweden 1907–50: advocate of Swedish neutrality during World Wars I and II.
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(Gustaf Adolf) 1882–1973, king of Sweden 1950–73 (son of Gustavus V).
/ɡʊˈstɑːvəs/
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called Gustavus Vasa. ?1496–1560, king of Sweden (1523–60). He was elected king after driving the Danes from Sweden (1520–23)
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See Gustavus Adolphus
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title of Gustaf Adolf. 1882–1973, king of Sweden (1950–73)

masc. proper name, Latinized form of Swedish Gustaf; first element of unknown origin, second element literally “staff.”

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    noun 1. (Gustavus Adolphus”Lion of the North”) 1594–1632, king of Sweden 1611–32: national military hero (grandson of Gustavus I). noun 1. (Gustavus Adolphus) 1778–1837, king of Sweden 1792–1809 (son of Gustavus III). noun 1. See Gustavus Adolphus

  • Gustavus I

    noun 1. (Gustavus Vasa) 1496–1560, king of Sweden 1523–60. /ɡʊˈstɑːvəs/ noun 1. called Gustavus Vasa. ?1496–1560, king of Sweden (1523–60). He was elected king after driving the Danes from Sweden (1520–23)



  • Gustavus II

    noun 1. (Gustavus Adolphus”Lion of the North”) 1594–1632, king of Sweden 1611–32: national military hero (grandson of Gustavus I). noun 1. See Gustavus Adolphus

  • Gustavus III

    noun 1. 1746–92, king of Sweden 1771–92: economic and legal reformer.



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