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Fred•er•ick

(ˈfrɛd rɪk, -ər ɪk)

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Fred•er•ick

(ˈfrɛd rɪk, -ər ɪk)
n.
1. Frederick I,
a. ( “Frederick Barbarossa” ) 1123?–90, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1152–90.
b. 1194–1250, king of Sicily 1198–1212: as Frederick II, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1215–50.
c. 1657–1713, king of Prussia 1701–13 (son of Frederick William, the Great Elector).
2. Frederick II,
b. ( “Frederick the Great” ) 1712–86, king of Prussia 1740–86 (son of Frederick William I).
3. Frederick III,
a. 1415–93, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1452–93; as Frederick IV, king of Germany 1440–93.
b. ( “the Wise” ) 1463–1525, elector of Saxony 1486–1525: protector of Martin Luther.
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Free State, Maryland, Old Line State, MD - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
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Frederick

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