Gustavus

Gustavus masc. proper name, Latinized form of Swed. Gustaf; first element of unknown origin, second element lit. "staff."

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  • Gustavus — [gəs tā′vəs, gəs tä′vəs] n. 1. Gustavus I (born Gustavus Eriksson Vasa) 1496 1560; king of Sweden (1523 60) 2. Gustavus II (born Gustavus Adolphus) 1594 1632; king of Sweden (1611 32): grandson of Gustavus I 3. Gustavus III 1746 92; king of… …   English World dictionary

  • Gustavus — may refer to: *Gustavus, Alaska, a small community located on the edge of Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve *Gustavus Adolphus College, a private liberal arts college in southern Minnesota *Gustavus, the Latin name given to several Swedish… …   Wikipedia

  • Gustavus — Gustavus, AK U.S. Census Designated Place in Alaska Population (2000): 429 Housing Units (2000): 345 Land area (2000): 37.681605 sq. miles (97.594904 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 37.681605 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Gustavus, AK — U.S. Census Designated Place in Alaska Population (2000): 429 Housing Units (2000): 345 Land area (2000): 37.681605 sq. miles (97.594904 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 37.681605 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Gustavus II — (Gustavus Adolphus) ( Lion of the North ) 1594 1632, king of Sweden 1611 32: national military hero (grandson of Gustavus I). * * * …   Universalium

  • Gustavus IV — (Gustavus Adolphus) 1778 1837, king of Sweden 1792 1809 (son of Gustavus III). * * * …   Universalium

  • GUSTAVUS I — GUSTAVUS I. Sueciae Rex dictus Ericsonius: qui a Christierno II. captus, A. C. 1518. sub venationis praetextu liber, in Sueciam se recepit. Interim, Stenone victo, Christiernus Holmiae coronatus est, A. C. 1520. quo ob saevitiam pulso, Gustavus… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Gustavus — (spr. Gostehvos), Städtischer Bezirk mit Postamt (Post township) in der Grafschaft Trumbull des Staates Ohio; 1400 Ew …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Gustavus I — (Gustavus Vasa) 1496 1560, king of Sweden 1523 60. * * * …   Universalium

  • Gustavus — Gus•ta•vus [[t]gʌˈsteɪ vəs, ˈstɑ [/t]] n. 1) big Gustavus I, (Gustavus Vasa) 1496–1560, king of Sweden 1523–60 2) big Gustavus II, (Gustavus Adolphus) (“Lion of the North”) 1594–1632, king of Sweden 1611–32 (grandson of Gustavus I) 3) big… …   From formal English to slang

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