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English noun: Charles

1. Charles (person) King of France from 1560 to 1574 whose reign was dominated by his mother Catherine de Medicis (1550-1574)

SynonymsCharles IX

Instance hypernymKing of France

2. Charles (person) 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)

SynonymsCharles VII

Instance hypernymKing of France

3. Charles (person) as Charles II he was Holy Roman Emperor and as Charles I he was king of France (823-877)

SynonymsCharles I, Charles II, Charles the Bald

Instance hypernymHoly Roman Emperor, King of France

4. Charles (person) King of England and Scotland and Ireland during the Restoration (1630-1685)

SynonymsCharles II

Instance hypernymKing of England, King of Great Britain

5. Charles (person) son of James I who was King of England and Scotland and Ireland; was deposed and executed by Oliver Cromwell (1600-1649)

SynonymsCharles I, Charles Stuart

Instance hypernymKing of England, King of Great Britain

6. Charles (person) the eldest son of Elizabeth II and heir to the English throne (born in 1948)

SynonymsPrince Charles

Instance hypernymPrince of Wales

7. Charles (person) French physicist and author of Charles's law which anticipated Gay-Lussac's law (1746-1823)

SynonymsJacques Alexandre Cesar Charles, Jacques Charles

Instance hypernymphysicist

8. Charles (person) king of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor; conqueror of the Lombards and Saxons (742-814)

SynonymsCarolus, Charlemagne, Charles I, Charles the Great

Instance hypernymCarlovingian, Carolingian, Holy Roman Emperor

9. Charles (object) a river in eastern Massachusetts that empties into Boston Harbor and that separates Cambridge from Boston

SynonymsCharles River

Instance hypernymriver

Part meronymBay State, MA, Massachusetts, Old Colony

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