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Gubbio

(Encyclopedia) Gubbio go͞ob´byō [key], town (1991 pop. 30,792), in Umbria, central Italy. It is an agricultural and tourist center and has long been known for its ceramics. Originally an Umbrian town (coi...

Guchkov, Aleksandr Ivanovich

(Encyclopedia) Guchkov, Aleksandr Ivanovich əlyĭksän´dər ēvä´nəvĭch go͝och´kôf [key], 1862–1936, Russian political leader. A prominent businessman, during the 1905 revolution he helped found t...

Gudbrandsdalen

(Encyclopedia) Gudbrandsdalen go͝od´brändsdäl˝ĕn [key], valley region of Oppland co., S central Norway. It extends c.100 mi (160 km) from the Dovrefjell southeastward to Lillehammer on Mjøsa lake. A r...

Gudenå

(Encyclopedia) Gudenå go͞o´ᵺənô˝ [key], river, 98 mi (158 km) long, E Jutland, Denmark. The only Danish river of importance, it flows generally north, traversing several lakes, past Silkeborg, then N...

Gudgodah

(Encyclopedia) Gudgodah gŭd´gōdə, gŭdgō´– [key], in the Bible, desert camping place of the Israelites: see Hor-hagidgad . ...

Guðmundsson, Kristmann

(Encyclopedia) Guðmundsson, Kristmann krĭst´män gvüᵺ´münsôn [key], 1901–83, Icelandic novelist. Guðmundsson lived in Norway from 1924 to 1937 and wrote in both Norwegian and Icelandic. His sensi...

Gudrun

(Encyclopedia) Gudrun go͝o´dro͝on [key] or Kudrun ko͝o´– [key], in Germanic literature. 1 Heroine of the Icelandic epic, the Volsungasaga. 2 Heroine and title person of an anonym...

Guébriant, Jean Baptiste Budes, comte de

(Encyclopedia) Guébriant, Jean Baptiste Budes, comte de zhäN bätēst´ büd kôNt də gābrēäN´ [key], 1602–43, marshal of France and general in the Thirty Years War. He commanded the French auxiliar...

Guebuza, Armando Emílio

(Encyclopedia) Guebuza, Armando Emílio ärmän´do͞o əmē´lyo͝o gābo͞o´zä [key], 1943–, Mozambican business executive and politician, president of Mozambique (2005–15). A longtime supporter of t...