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Ca·pet(kā′pĭt, kăp′ĭt, kă-pā′)
A dynasty of French kings (987-1328), including Hugh Capet (940?-996), who was elected king in 987, thereby permanently removing the Carolingians from power, and ruled until his death. The expansion of territory and centralization of power under the Capets began the movement toward a unified France.
Capet(ˈkæpɪt; kæˈpɛt; French kapɛ)
(Biography) Hugh or Hugues (yg). ?938–996 ad, king of France (987–96); founder of the Capetian dynasty.
Ca•pet(ˈkeɪ pɪt, ˈkæp ɪt, kæˈpeɪ)
Hugh or Fr.Hugues (y g), A.D. 938?–996, king of France 987–996.