adjective &noun another term for Carolingian.
from Fr. carlovingien, from Karl 'Charles', on the pattern of mérovingien 'Merovingian'.

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  • Carlovingian — Car lo*vin gi*an, a. [F. Carlovingen.] Pertaining to, founded by, of descended from, Charlemagne; as, the Carlovingian race of kings. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carlovingian — 1781, from Fr. Carlovingien; see CAROLINGIAN (Cf. Carolingian) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Carlovingian — [kär΄lə vin′jē ən] adj., n. CAROLINGIAN …   English World dictionary

  • Carlovingian Schools — • Established under the Merovingian Kings, a school, scola palatina, the chroniclers of the eighth century styled it for the training of the young Frankish nobles in the art of war and in the ceremonies of the court Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Carlovingian dynasty — noun a Frankish dynasty founded by Charlemagne s father that ruled from 751 to 987 • Syn: ↑Carolingian dynasty • Hypernyms: ↑dynasty • Member Meronyms: ↑Carolingian, ↑Carlovingian …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carlovingian — adjective Etymology: French carlovingien, from Medieval Latin Carlus Charles + French ovingien (as in mérovingien Merovingian) Date: 1781 Carolingian …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Carlovingian — /kahr leuh vin jee euhn/, adj., n. Carolingian. * * * …   Universalium

  • Carlovingian — The adjective used for the dynasty of Charlemagne; however Carolingian is now preferred. [< Lat. Carolus = Charles] …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Carlovingian — n. member of the Carolingian dynasty adj. Carolingian; of or pertaining or relating to the Carolingian dynasty …   English contemporary dictionary

  • carlovingian — car·lo·vin·gi·an …   English syllables

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