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    charles - Dictionary definition and meaning for word charles

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    (noun) King of France from 1560 to 1574 whose reign was dominated by his mother Catherine de Medicis (1550-1574)
    Synonyms : charles ix
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    (noun) King of France who began his reign with most of northern France under English control; after the intervention of Jeanne d'Arc the French were able to defeat the English and end the Hundred Years' War (1403-1461)
    Synonyms : charles vii
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    (noun) as Charles II he was Holy Roman Emperor and as Charles I he was king of France (823-877) Definition
    (noun) King of England and Scotland and Ireland during the Restoration (1630-1685)
    Synonyms : charles ii
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    (noun) son of James I who was King of England and Scotland and Ireland; was deposed and executed by Oliver Cromwell (1600-1649)
    Synonyms : charles i , charles stuart
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    (noun) the eldest son of Elizabeth II and heir to the English throne (born in 1948)
    Synonyms : prince charles
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    (noun) French physicist and author of Charles's law which anticipated Gay-Lussac's law (1746-1823) Definition
    (noun) king of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor; conqueror of the Lombards and Saxons (742-814) Definition
    (noun) a river in eastern Massachusetts that empties into Boston Harbor and that separates Cambridge from Boston
    Synonyms : charles river
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