Clovis I

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Clovis I

ad 466?-511.
King of the Franks (481-511) who unified Gaul as a single kingdom and established his capital at Paris. His name, Gallicized as "Louis," was given to 18 later French monarchs.

Clovis I

(ˈkləʊvɪs)
n
(Biography) German name Chlodwig. ?466–511 ad, king of the Franks (481–511), who extended the Merovingian kingdom to include most of Gaul and SW Germany

Clo•vis I

(ˈkloʊ vɪs)
n.
A.D. c465–511, king of the Franks 481–511. German, Chlodwig.
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Noun1.Clovis I - king of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchyClovis I - king of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchy; his name was rendered as Gallic `Louis' (466-511)