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Marx Brothers

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(Biography) the. a US family of film comedians, esp Arthur Marx, known as Harpo (1888–1964), Herbert Marx, known as Zeppo (1901–79), Julius Marx, known as Groucho (1890–1977), and Leonard Marx, known as Chico (1886–1961). Their films include Animal Crackers (1930), Monkey Business (1931), Horsefeathers (1932), Duck Soup (1933), and A Day at the Races (1937)
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Noun1.Marx Brothers - a family of United States comedians consisting of four brothers with an anarchic sense of humorMarx Brothers - a family of United States comedians consisting of four brothers with an anarchic sense of humor
Groucho, Julius Marx, Marx - United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1890-1977)
Chico, Leonard Marx, Marx - United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1891-1961)
Arthur Marx, Harpo, Marx - United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1893-1964)
Herbert Marx, Marx, Zeppo - United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1901-1979)
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