Etymology
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Charlemagne

king of the Franks (742-814), literally "Carl the Great," from French form of Medieval Latin Carolus Magnus (see Charles + Magnus).

updated on December 18, 2012

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Definitions of Charlemagne from WordNet

Charlemagne (n.)
king of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor; conqueror of the Lombards and Saxons (742-814);
Synonyms: Carolus / Charles / Charles I / Charles the Great
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