Definitions of Carolingian
  1. adjective
    of or relating to the Frankish dynasty founded by Charlemagne's father
  2. noun
    a member of the Carolingian dynasty
    synonyms: Carlovingian
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    Charles the Great
    king of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor; conqueror of the Lombards and Saxons (742-814)
    Pepin the Short
    king of the Franks and father of Charlemagne who defended papal interests and founded the Carolingian dynasty in 751 (714-768)
    type of:
    crowned head, monarch, sovereign
    a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
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