Carolingian

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Car·o·lin·gian

 (kăr′ə-lĭn′jən, -jē-ən) also Car·lo·vin·gian (kär′lə-vĭn′jən, -jē-ən)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the Frankish dynasty that was founded by Pepin the Short in 751 and that lasted until 987 in France and 911 in Germany.
2. Of or relating to the Carolingian Renaissance.
n.
A member of the Carolingian dynasty.

[French Carolingien, alteration of Carlovingien, blend of Medieval Latin Carolus, Charles, and French Mérovingien, Merovingian.]
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Carolingian

(ˌkærəˈlɪndʒɪən)
adj
(Historical Terms) of or relating to the Frankish dynasty founded by Pepin the Short, son of Charles Martel, which ruled in France from 751–987 ad and in Germany until 911 ad
n
(Historical Terms) a member of the dynasty of the Carolingian Franks
Also called: Carlovingian or Carolinian
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Car•o•lin•gi•an

(ˌkær əˈlɪn dʒi ən)

also Carlovingian



adj.
1. of or pertaining to the Frankish dynasty that ruled, first under Pepin the Short, in France a.d. 751–987 and in Germany until a.d. 911.
2. of or pertaining to the arts, script, or culture of the Carolingian period.
n.
3. a member of the Carolingian dynasty.
[1880–85; < French]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Carolingian - a member of the Carolingian dynastyCarolingian - a member of the Carolingian dynasty
Carlovingian dynasty, Carolingian dynasty - a Frankish dynasty founded by Charlemagne's father that ruled from 751 to 987
crowned head, monarch, sovereign - a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
Adj.1.Carolingian - of or relating to the Frankish dynasty founded by Charlemagne's father
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Translations

Carolingian

[kærəˈlɪnʒɪən] ADJcarolingio
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References in classic literature ?
Who stupidly sealed that heavy anachronism of stone in the Carlovingian pavement of Hercandus?
Thus, in order to indicate here only the principal details, while the little Red Door almost attains to the limits of the Gothic delicacy of the fifteenth century, the pillars of the nave, by their size and weight, go back to the Carlovingian Abbey of Saint-Germain des Prés.