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Garbo, Greta

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishGarbo, GretaGreta GarboGar‧bo, Gret‧a /ˈɡɑːbəʊ $ ˈɡɑːr-, ˈɡretə/ 🔊 🔊 (1905–90) a US film actress, born in Sweden, who suddenly stopped making films in 1941 when she was still extremely popular, and became a recluse (=someone who lives on their own and does not want to see other people). She was known for her beauty, and for saying ‘I want to be alone’. Her films include Queen Christina (1933), Anna Karenina (1935), and Camille (1936).
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