Pronunciation: (gōld'bûrg), [key]
1. Arthur Joseph, 1908–90, U.S. jurist, statesman, and diplomat: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1962–65; ambassador to the U.N. 1965–68.
2. Reuben Lucius (“Rube”), 1883–1970, U.S. cartoonist, whose work often depicts deviously complex and impractical inventions.
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