Charles

Definitions of Charles
  1. noun
    king of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor; conqueror of the Lombards and Saxons (742-814)
    synonyms: Carolus, Charlemagne, Charles I, Charles the Great
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    Carlovingian, Carolingian
    a member of the Carolingian dynasty
    Holy Roman Emperor
    sovereign of the Holy Roman Empire
  2. noun
    as Charles II he was Holy Roman Emperor and as Charles I he was king of France (823-877)
    synonyms: Charles I, Charles II, Charles the Bald
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    Holy Roman Emperor
    sovereign of the Holy Roman Empire
    King of France
    the sovereign ruler of France
  3. 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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    King of France
    the sovereign ruler of France
  4. 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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    King of France
    the sovereign ruler of France
  5. 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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    King of England, King of Great Britain
    the sovereign ruler of England
  6. noun
    King of England and Scotland and Ireland during the Restoration (1630-1685)
    synonyms: Charles II
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    King of England, King of Great Britain
    the sovereign ruler of England
  7. noun
    the eldest son of Elizabeth II and heir to the English throne (born in 1948)
    synonyms: Prince Charles
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    Prince of Wales
    the male heir apparent of the British sovereign
  8. noun
    French physicist and author of Charles's law which anticipated Gay-Lussac's law (1746-1823)
    synonyms: Jacques Alexandre Cesar Charles, Jacques Charles
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    physicist
    a scientist trained in physics
  9. noun
    a river in eastern Massachusetts that empties into Boston Harbor and that separates Cambridge from Boston
    synonyms: Charles River
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    river
    a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
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