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Char·le·magne

 (shär′lə-mān′) Also called Charles I or "Charles the Great." 742?-814.
King of the Franks (768-814) and founder of the first empire in western Europe after the fall of Rome. His court at Aix-la-Chapelle became the center of the Carolingian Renaissance.

Charlemagne

(ˈʃɑːləˌmeɪn)
n
(Biography) ?742–814 ad, king of the Franks (768–814) and, as Charles I, Holy Roman Emperor (800–814). He conquered the Lombards (774), the Saxons (772–804), and the Avars (791–799). He instituted many judicial and ecclesiastical reforms, and promoted commerce and agriculture throughout his empire, which extended from the Ebro to the Elbe. Under Alcuin his court at Aachen became the centre of a revival of learning

Char•le•magne

(ˈʃɑr ləˌmeɪn)

n.
( “Charles the Great” ) A.D. 742–814, king of the Franks 768–814; as Charles I, first emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 800–814.
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Noun1.Charlemagne - king of the Franks and Holy Roman EmperorCharlemagne - king of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor; conqueror of the Lombards and Saxons (742-814)
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Charlemagne

[ˈʃɑːləmeɪn] NCarlomagno

Charlemagne

Charlemagne

[ˈʃɑːləˌmeɪn] nCarlo Magno
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The Popes looked to Pepin and then Emperor Charlemange for support ending the political connection to the court at Constantinople for ever.
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French currency had declined in weight following the chaos of the Moorish invasion, but Charlemange set a new standard and, around 792, King Offa of Mercia brought the weight of his pennies in line with those of the Franks.