Catherine de Médicis


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Cath·e·rine de Mé·di·cis

 (kăth′ər-ĭn də mā-dē-sēs′, kăth′rĭn, kät-rēn′) or Catherine de' Me·di·ci (mĕd′ĭ-chē′, mĕd′ē-) 1519-1589.
Queen of France as the wife of Henry II and regent during the minority (1560-1563) of her son Charles IX. She continued to wield power until the end of Charles's reign (1574).

Cath′erine de Mé•di•cis′

(də meɪ diˈsis)

also Cath′erine de' (or de) Med′i•ci

(dəˈmɛd ɪ tʃi)
n.
(Caterina de' Medici) 1518–89, queen of Henry II of France.
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Noun1.Catherine de Medicis - queen of France as the wife of Henry II and regent during the minority of her son Charles IX (1519-1589)