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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Goldberg, Arthur Joseph 1908-1990. American jurist who served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1962-1965) and a representative to the United Nations (1965-1968).

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  • proper n. A surname, fairly common in the U.S.A.

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  • n. United States cartoonist who drew intricate diagrams of very complicated and impractical contraptions that accomplished little or nothing (1883-1970)

Etymologies

From German Gold (same meaning as in English) and Berg (mountain). One of the ornamental names chosen by Jews who were forced to take surnames in 18th/19th century Germany. (Wiktionary)

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