Carlos


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Car·los

 (kär′ləs, -lōs), Don Count of Molina. 1788-1855.
Spanish infante who, upon the accession of his niece Isabella II, waged an unsuccessful civil war (1833-1839) to claim the throne for himself, asserting the primacy of the ancient Salic law that barred women from the succession.

Carlos

(ˈkɑːlɒs)
n
(Biography) Don. full name Carlos María Isidro de Borbón. 1788–1855, second son of Charles IV: pretender to the Spanish throne and leader of the Carlists
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Noun1.Carlos - Venezuelan master terrorist raised by a Marxist-Leninist father; trained and worked with many terrorist groups (born in 1949)
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
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Well, Don Carlos will drink Bordeaux, and in ten years we will marry his son to the little queen.
Don Carlos, no doubt, must have had many queer friends (it is the common lot of all Pretenders), but amongst them none more extravagantly fantastic than the Tremolino Syndicate, which used to meet in a tavern on the quays of the old port.
As to the time, it is easily fixed by the events at about the middle years of the seventies, when Don Carlos de Bourbon, encouraged by the general reaction of all Europe against the excesses of communistic Republicanism, made his attempt for the throne of Spain, arms in hand, amongst the hills and gorges of Guipuzcoa.
When he read, however, my passport, which began with "El Naturalista Don Carlos," his respect and civility were as unbounded as his suspicions had been before.
As for Spain, for instance, if you know how to throw in Don Carlos and the Infanta, and Don Pedro and Seville and Granada, from time to time in the right proportions -- they may have changed the names a little since I saw the papers -- and serve up a bull-fight when other entertainments fail, it will be true to the letter, and give us as good an idea of the exact state or ruin of things in Spain as the most succinct and lucid reports under this head in the newspapers: and as for England, almost the last significant scrap of news from that quarter was the revolution of 1649; and if you have learned the history of her crops for an average year, you never need attend to that thing again, unless your speculations are of a merely pecuniary character.
John "Tony" Garin, plant manager of Valence San Carlos, commented, "We are extremely excited to join Valence.
The interesting thought is that Roberto Carlos left or was forced to leave Sivasspor, the club he joined at the beginning last season, because things had fallen apart after several defeats and the center could therefore no longer hold.
Carlos Pascual has held a number of senior positions in the energy industry and is a senior leader in energy geopolitics and economic and commercial development.
The gang originally demanded nearly [euro]380,000 to free Segundo but settled for [euro]38,000 after Carlos, who led negotiations from Italy, said he wouldn't pay any more.
Severely injured in a van crash last Saturday, Carlos died Friday in a Portland hospital.
Carlos helped one victim, Jeff Bauman, who lost both his legs, into a wheelchair and kept talking to him so he wouldn't pass out.
In 1939, San Carlos teacher Howard Demeke had the idea to bring members of the community together to raise a little “milk money” for the school children.