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Cath·e·rine de Mé·di·cis

 (kăth′ər-ĭn də mā-dē-sēs′, kăth′rĭn, kät-rēn′) or Catherine de' Me·di·ci (mĕd′ĭ-chē′, mĕd′ē-) 1519-1589.
Queen of France as the wife of Henry II and regent during the minority (1560-1563) of her son Charles IX. She continued to wield power until the end of Charles's reign (1574).

Cath′erine de Mé•di•cis′

(də meɪ diˈsis)

also Cath′erine de' (or de) Med′i•ci

(dəˈmɛd ɪ tʃi)
(Caterina de' Medici) 1518–89, queen of Henry II of France.
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Noun1.Catherine de Medicis - queen of France as the wife of Henry II and regent during the minority of her son Charles IX (1519-1589)
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In contrast, French cuisine since the 16th century, when the Florentine noblewoman Caterina de' Medici married Henry II and taught his court how to cook, has been an aristocratic product, trickling down from above.
As a student at the CIA, Morgenstern worked with the staff and faculty to create the first student-run garden on campus and was selected in 2004 as the front-of-the-house fellow at the Ristorante Caterina de' Medici before beginning a career as a personal chef.
Barbie sogna Caterina de' Medici/Barbie as Caterina de' Medici.
The team collaborated with well-known Florentine architect Roberto Magris to ensure that every aspect of the Center is as authentic as possible - from the architecture of the Tuscan-style building and construction materials, to the landscaping, interior furnishings and decorative elements, to the food and wine served in the Center's Ristorante Caterina de' Medici.