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Charles

 (chärlz)Prince of Wales. Born 1948.
The eldest son of Elizabeth II and heir to the British throne. He was invested as Prince of Wales in 1969.

Charles

(tʃɑːlz)
n
1. (Biography) Prince of Wales. born 1948, son of Elizabeth II; heir apparent to the throne of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. He married (1981) Lady Diana Spencer; they separated in 1992 and were divorced in 1996; their son, Prince William of Wales, was born in 1982 and their second son, Prince Henry, in 1984; married (2005) Camilla Parker Bowles
2. (Biography) Ray real name Ray Charles Robinson. 1930–2004, US singer, pianist, and songwriter, whose work spans jazz, blues, gospel, pop, and country music

Charles

(tʃɑrlz)

n.
1. (Prince of Edinburgh and of Wales) born 1948, heir apparent to the throne of Great Britain (son of Elizabeth II).
2. Ray (Ray Charles Robinson), born 1930, U.S. blues singer and pianist.
3. Cape, a cape in E Virginia, N of the entrance to Chesapeake Bay.
4. a river in E Massachusetts, flowing between Boston and Cambridge into the Atlantic. 47 mi. (75 km) long.

Charles

(tʃɑrlz)
n.
1. Charles I,
b. ( “the Bald” ) A.D. 823–877, king of France 840–877; as Charles II, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 875–877.
c. 1500–58, king of Spain 1516–56; as Charles V, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1519–56.
d. 1600–49, king of England, Scotland, and Ireland 1625–49 (son of James I).
e. 1887–1922, emperor of Austria 1916–18; as Charles IV, king of Hungary 1916–18.
2. Charles II,
b. 1630–85, king of England, Scotland, and Ireland 1660–85 (son of Charles I).
3. Charles IV,
a. ( “Charles the Fair” ) 1294–1328, king of France 1322–28.
b. (Charles of Luxembourg) 1316–78, king of Germany 1347–78 and Bohemia 1346–78; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1355–78.
4. Charles V,
a. ( “Charles the Wise” ) 1337–81, king of France 1364–80.
5. Charles VI ( “Charles the Mad” or “Charles the Well-beloved” ), 1368–1422, king of France 1380–1422.
6. Charles VII ( “Charles the Victorious” ), 1403–61, king of France 1422–61 (son of Charles VI).
7. Charles IX, 1550–74, king of France 1560–74.
8. Charles X, 1757–1836, king of France 1824–30.
9. Charles XIV, Bernadotte, Jean Baptiste Jules.
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Noun1.Charles - King of France from 1560 to 1574 whose reign was dominated by his mother Catherine de Medicis (1550-1574)Charles - King of France from 1560 to 1574 whose reign was dominated by his mother Catherine de Medicis (1550-1574)
2.Charles - King of France who began his reign with most of northern France under English controlCharles - 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)
3.Charles - as Charles II he was Holy Roman Emperor and as Charles I he was king of France (823-877)Charles - as Charles II he was Holy Roman Emperor and as Charles I he was king of France (823-877)
4.Charles - King of England and Scotland and Ireland during the Restoration (1630-1685)
5.Charles - son of James I who was King of England and Scotland and Ireland; was deposed and executed by Oliver Cromwell (1600-1649)
6.Charles - the eldest son of Elizabeth II and heir to the English throne (born in 1948)
7.Charles - French physicist and author of Charles's law which anticipated Gay-Lussac's law (1746-1823)Charles - French physicist and author of Charles's law which anticipated Gay-Lussac's law (1746-1823)
8.Charles - king of the Franks and Holy Roman EmperorCharles - king of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor; conqueror of the Lombards and Saxons (742-814)
9.Charles - a river in eastern Massachusetts that empties into Boston Harbor and that separates Cambridge from BostonCharles - a river in eastern Massachusetts that empties into Boston Harbor and that separates Cambridge from Boston
Bay State, Massachusetts, Old Colony, MA - a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
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And in short, he had looked and said everything with such exquisite grace, that they could assure them all, their heads were both turned by him; and off they ran, quite as full of glee as of love, and apparently more full of Captain Wentworth than of little Charles.
no, indeed, Charles, I cannot bear to have you go away.
The grave-diggers, who had kept up an undercurrent of disapproval--they disliked Charles; it was not a moment to speak of such things, but they did not like Charles Wilcox--the grave-diggers finished their work and piled up the wreaths and crosses above it.
Charles sat between her silent companions, terrified at the course of events, and a little bored.
Charles Weston is yet here, and Katherine Emmerson too; so that but for the thoughts of my absent Anna, and perhaps a little uneasiness on the subject of Antonio, I might be perfectly happy.
Charles Weston looked from Katherine to Julia during this dialogue, and for an instant was at a loss to know which he thought the handsomest of the cousins.
Brandon Beeches, in the Thames valley, was the seat of Sir Charles Brandon, seventh baronet of that name.
This desire had scattered the desultory intellectual culture of Sir Charles at first sight.
I confess that when first I made acquaintance with Charles Strickland I never for a moment discerned that there was in him anything out of the ordinary.
For a long time no critic has enjoyed in France a more incontestable authority, and it was impossible not to be impressed by the claims he made; they seemed extravagant; but later judgments have confirmed his estimate, and the reputation of Charles Strickland is now firmly established on the lines which he laid down.
Will you employ this money in consoling England for the evils it must have suffered from anarchy; that is to say, will you aid, and if not aid, will you allow King Charles II.
To any other but the illustrious man who listens to me, I would have said: `My lord, you are poor; my lord, the king offers you this million as an earnest of an immense bargain; take it, and serve Charles II.