Carlovingian
adjective Etymology: French carlovingien, from Medieval Latin Carlus Charles + French -ovingien (as in mérovingien Merovingian) Date: 1781 Carolingian

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  • Carlovingian — Car lo*vin gi*an, a. [F. Carlovingen.] Pertaining to, founded by, of descended from, Charlemagne; as, the Carlovingian race of kings. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carlovingian — 1781, from Fr. Carlovingien; see CAROLINGIAN (Cf. Carolingian) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Carlovingian — [kär΄lə vin′jē ən] adj., n. CAROLINGIAN …   English World dictionary

  • Carlovingian — /kahr leuh vin jee euhn/, adj., n. Carolingian. * * * …   Universalium

  • Carlovingian — The adjective used for the dynasty of Charlemagne; however Carolingian is now preferred. [< Lat. Carolus = Charles] …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Carlovingian — n. member of the Carolingian dynasty adj. Carolingian; of or pertaining or relating to the Carolingian dynasty …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Carlovingian — [ˌkα:lə(ʊ) vɪndʒɪən] adjective &noun another term for Carolingian. Origin from Fr. carlovingien, from Karl Charles , on the pattern of mérovingien Merovingian …   English new terms dictionary

  • carlovingian — car·lo·vin·gi·an …   English syllables

  • Carlovingian — Car•lo•vin•gi•an [[t]ˌkɑr ləˈvɪn dʒi ən[/t]] adj. n. anh big Carolingian …   From formal English to slang

  • Carlovingian — /kaləˈvɪndʒiən/ (say kahluh vinjeeuhn) adjective → Carolingian …   Australian English dictionary

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