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Gustavus Adolphus

Definitions of Gustavus Adolphus
  1. noun
    king of Sweden whose victories in battle made Sweden a European power; his domestic reforms made Sweden a modern state; in 1630 he intervened on the Protestant side of the Thirty Years' War and was killed in the battle of Lutzen (1594-1632)
    synonyms: Gustavus, Gustavus II
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    Rex, king, male monarch
    a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
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