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Charles

masc. proper name, from French Charles, from Medieval Latin Carolus, from Middle High German Karl, literally "man, husband" (see carl).

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Definitions of Charles from WordNet

Charles (n.)
King of France from 1560 to 1574 whose reign was dominated by his mother Catherine de Medicis (1550-1574);
Synonyms: Charles IX
Charles (n.)
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
Charles (n.)
as Charles II he was Holy Roman Emperor and as Charles I he was king of France (823-877);
Synonyms: Charles II / Charles I / Charles the Bald
Charles (n.)
King of England and Scotland and Ireland during the Restoration (1630-1685);
Synonyms: Charles II
Charles (n.)
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
Charles (n.)
the eldest son of Elizabeth II and heir to the English throne (born in 1948);
Synonyms: Prince Charles
Charles (n.)
French physicist and author of Charles's law which anticipated Gay-Lussac's law (1746-1823);
Synonyms: Jacques Charles / Jacques Alexandre Cesar Charles
Charles (n.)
king of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor; conqueror of the Lombards and Saxons (742-814);
Synonyms: Charlemagne / Carolus / Charles I / Charles the Great
Charles (n.)
a river in eastern Massachusetts that empties into Boston Harbor and that separates Cambridge from Boston;
Synonyms: Charles River
From wordnet.princeton.edu