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herod

  • noun king of Judea who (according to the New Testament) tried to kill Jesus by ordering the death of all children under age two in Bethlehem (73-4 BC)
    Herod the Great.

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husayn

  • noun Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937)
    Saddam bin Hussein at-Takriti; Saddam; Husain; Saddam Hussein; Hussein.
  • noun king of Jordan credited with creating stability at home and seeking peace with Israel (1935-1999)
    ibn Talal Hussein; Hussein; King Hussein; Husain.

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clovis_i

  • noun king of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchy; his name was rendered as Gallic `Louis' (466-511)
    Clovis.

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han

  • noun imperial dynasty that ruled China (most of the time from 206 BC to AD 220) and expanded its boundaries and developed its bureaucracy; remembered as one of the great eras of Chinese civilization
    Han dynasty.

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ottoman_dynasty

  • noun the Turkish dynasty that ruled the Ottoman Empire from the 13th century to its dissolution after World War I
    Ottoman.

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ferdinand_i

  • noun Holy Roman Emperor and king of Hungary and Bohemia (1503-1564)
  • noun king of Castile and Leon who achieved control of the Moorish kings of Saragossa and Seville and Toledo (1016-1065)
    Ferdinand the Great.

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aleksandr_pavlovich

  • noun the czar of Russia whose plans to liberalize the government of Russia were unrealized because of the wars with Napoleon (1777-1825)
    Alexander I; Czar Alexander I.

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st._olav

  • noun King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)
    Olav II; St. Olaf; Saint Olav; Olaf II; Saint Olaf.

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kinglike

  • adjective satellite having the rank of or resembling or befitting a king
    kingly.
    • symbolizing kingly power
    • the murder of his kingly guest

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merovingian

  • noun a member of the Merovingian dynasty
  • noun a Frankish dynasty founded by Clovis I that reigned in Gaul and Germany from about 500 to 750
    Merovingian dynasty.

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dynasty

  • noun a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family

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tarquinius

  • noun according to legend, the seventh and last Etruscan king of Rome who was expelled for his cruelty (reigned from 534 to 510 BC)
    Tarquin the Proud; Tarquinius Superbus; Tarquin; Lucius Tarquinius Superbus.

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noble

  • noun a titled peer of the realm
    nobleman; Lord.
  • adjective satellite impressive in appearance
    imposing; baronial; stately.
    • a baronial mansion
    • an imposing residence
    • a noble tree
    • severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses
    • stately columns

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kaiser

  • noun the title of the Holy Roman Emperors or the emperors of Austria or of Germany until 1918

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ferdinand_v

  • noun the king of Castile and Aragon who ruled jointly with his wife Isabella; his marriage to Isabella I in 1469 marked the beginning of the modern state of Spain and their capture of Granada from the Moors in 1492 united Spain as one country; they instituted the Spanish Inquisition in 1478 and supported the expedition of Christopher Columbus in 1492 (1452-1516)
    Ferdinand the Catholic; Ferdinand; King Ferdinand; Ferdinand of Aragon.

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tarquinius_superbus

  • noun according to legend, the seventh and last Etruscan king of Rome who was expelled for his cruelty (reigned from 534 to 510 BC)
    Tarquin the Proud; Tarquinius; Tarquin; Lucius Tarquinius Superbus.

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philip_ii_of_spain

  • noun king of Spain and Portugal and husband of Mary I; he supported the Counter Reformation and sent the Spanish Armada to invade England (1527-1598)
    Philip II.

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bourbon

  • noun a reactionary politician in the United States (usually from the South)
  • noun whiskey distilled from a mash of corn and malt and rye and aged in charred oak barrels

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hanoverian

  • noun any of the British rulers who were members of the House of Hanover
  • noun a member (or supporter) of the house of Hanover

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darius_the_great

  • noun king of Persia who expanded the Persian Empire and invaded Greece but was defeated at the battle of Marathon (550-486 BC)
    Darius I.

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ptolemy_i

  • noun the king of Egypt who founded the Macedonian dynasty in Egypt; a close friend and general of Alexander the Great who took charge of Egypt after Alexander died (circa 367-285 BC)

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song

  • noun a short musical composition with words
    vocal.
    • a successful musical must have at least three good songs
  • noun a distinctive or characteristic sound
    • the song of bullets was in the air
    • the song of the wind
    • the wheels sang their song as the train rocketed ahead

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dynastic

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of a dynasty

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house_of_lancaster

  • noun the English royal house that reigned from 1399 to 1461; its emblem was a red rose
    Lancaster; Lancastrian line.

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ibn_talal_hussein

  • noun king of Jordan credited with creating stability at home and seeking peace with Israel (1935-1999)
    Hussein; King Hussein; Husain; Husayn.

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habsburg

  • noun a royal German family that provided rulers for several European states and wore the crown of the Holy Roman Empire from 1440 to 1806
    Hapsburg.

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farouk_i

  • noun king of Egypt who in 1952 was ousted by a military coup d'etat (1920-1965)
    Faruk I.

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peter_i

  • noun czar of Russia who introduced ideas from western Europe to reform the government; he extended his territories in the Baltic and founded St. Petersburg (1682-1725)
    Peter the Great; Czar Peter I.

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ch'ing_dynasty

  • noun the last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionaries; during the Qing dynasty China was ruled by the Manchu
    Ch'ing; Qing; Manchu dynasty; Qing dynasty; Manchu.

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ptolemy

  • noun Alexandrian astronomer (of the 2nd century) who proposed a geocentric system of astronomy that was undisputed until the late Renaissance
    Claudius Ptolemaeus.
  • noun an ancient dynasty of Macedonian kings who ruled Egypt from 323 BC to 30 BC; founded by Ptolemy I and ended with Cleopatra
    Ptolemaic dynasty.

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royal

  • noun a sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast
  • noun stag with antlers of 12 or more branches
    royal stag.

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hanoverian_line

  • noun the English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901 (from George I to Victoria)
    Hanover; House of Hanover.

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assurbanipal

  • noun king of Assyria who built a magnificent palace and library at Nineveh (668-627 BC)
    Asurbanipal; Ashurbanipal.

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pyrrhus

  • noun king of Epirus; defeated the Romans in two battles in spite of staggering losses (319-272 BC)

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jenghiz_khan

  • noun Mongolian emperor whose empire stretched from the Black Sea to the Pacific Ocean (1162-1227)
    Jinghis Khan; Genghis Khan; Temujin.

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olaf_ii

  • noun King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)
    Olav II; St. Olaf; Saint Olav; St. Olav; Saint Olaf.

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ivan_iv_vasilievich

  • noun the first czar of Russia (1530-1584)
    Ivan IV; Ivan the Terrible.

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regal

  • adjective satellite belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler
    majestic; purple; royal; imperial.
    • golden age of imperial splendor
    • purple tyrant
    • regal attire
    • treated with royal acclaim
    • the royal carriage of a stag's head

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carlovingian

  • noun a member of the Carolingian dynasty
    Carolingian.

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philip_ii

  • noun son of Louis VII whose reign as king of France saw wars with the English that regained control of Normandy and Anjou and most of Poitou (1165-1223)
    Philip Augustus.
  • noun king of ancient Macedonia and father of Alexander the Great (382-336 BC)
    Philip II of Macedon.

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scourge_of_the_gods

  • noun king of the Huns; the most successful barbarian invader of the Roman Empire (406-453)
    Attila; Attila the Hun; Scourge of God.

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edmund_i

  • noun king of the English who succeeded Athelstan; he drove out the Danes and made peace with Scotland (921-946)

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franz_joseph

  • noun emperor of Austria and king of Hungary; was defeated by Napoleon III at the battle of Magenta (1830-1916)
    Francis Joseph; Franz Josef I; Francis Joseph I.

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kingdom

  • noun a domain in which something is dominant
    land; realm.
    • the untroubled kingdom of reason
    • a land of make-believe
    • the rise of the realm of cotton in the south
  • noun a country with a king as head of state

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purple

  • noun a purple color or pigment
    purpleness.
  • noun of imperial status
    • he was born to the purple

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jeroboam_i

  • noun (Old Testament) first king of the northern kingdom of Israel who led Israel into sin (10th century BC)
    Jeroboam.

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alaric

  • noun king of the Visigoths who captured Rome in 410 (370-410)

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sennacherib

  • noun king of Assyria who invaded Judea twice and defeated Babylon and rebuilt Nineveh after it had been destroyed by Babylonians (died in 681 BC)

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fahd_ibn_abdel_aziz_al-saud

  • noun king of Saudi Arabia from 1982 to 2005 (1923-2005)
    Fahd.

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james

  • noun a Stuart king of Scotland who married a daughter of Henry VII; when England and France went to war in 1513 he invaded England and died in defeat at Flodden (1473-1513)
    James IV.
  • noun the last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and Scotland; overthrown in 1688 (1633-1701)
    James II.

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nebuchadrezzar

  • noun (Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)
    Nebuchadrezzar II; Nebuchadnezzar II; Nebuchadnezzar.

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ptolemaic_dynasty

  • noun an ancient dynasty of Macedonian kings who ruled Egypt from 323 BC to 30 BC; founded by Ptolemy I and ended with Cleopatra
    Ptolemy.

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czar_nicholas_i

  • noun czar of Russia from 1825 to 1855 who led Russia into the Crimean War (1796-1855)
    Nicholas I.

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lancastrian_line

  • noun the English royal house that reigned from 1399 to 1461; its emblem was a red rose
    Lancaster; House of Lancaster.

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frederick_william_i

  • noun son of Frederick I who became king of Prussia in 1713; reformed and strengthened the Prussian army (1688-1740)

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solomon

  • noun (Old Testament) son of David and king of Israel noted for his wisdom (10th century BC)

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hapsburg

  • noun a royal German family that provided rulers for several European states and wore the crown of the Holy Roman Empire from 1440 to 1806
    Habsburg.

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hohenzollern

  • noun a German noble family that ruled Brandenburg and Prussia

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tzar

  • noun a male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)
    tsar; czar.

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akhenaton

  • noun early ruler of Egypt who rejected the old gods and replaced them with sun worship (died in 1358 BC)
    Ikhanaton; Akhenaten; Amenhotep IV.

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edward_the_elder

  • noun king of Wessex whose military success against the Danes made it possible for his son Athelstan to become the first king of all England (870-924)

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justinian_the_great

  • noun Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire against the Persians; codified Roman law in 529; his general Belisarius regained North Africa and Spain (483-565)
    Justinian I; Justinian.

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stuart

  • noun United States painter best known for his portraits of George Washington (1755-1828)
    Gilbert Stuart; Gilbert Charles Stuart.
  • noun a member of the royal family that ruled Scotland and England

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qin

  • noun the Chinese dynasty (from 246 BC to 206 BC) that established the first centralized imperial government and built much of the Great Wall
    Ch'in dynasty; Ch'in; Qin dynasty.

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crowned_head

  • noun a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
    monarch; sovereign.

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hammurapi

  • noun Babylonian king who codified the laws of Sumer and Mesopotamia (died 1750 BC)
    Hammurabi.

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gustavus_vi

  • noun the last king of Sweden to have any real political power (1882-1973)
    Gustavus.

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tsaristic

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of a czar
    czarist; tzarist; czaristic; tsarist.

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liao_dynasty

  • noun the dynasty that ruled much of Manchuria and northeastern China from 947 to 1125
    Liao.

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pepin

  • noun king of the Franks and father of Charlemagne who defended papal interests and founded the Carolingian dynasty in 751 (714-768)
    Pepin III; Pepin the Short.

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franz_josef_i

  • noun emperor of Austria and king of Hungary; was defeated by Napoleon III at the battle of Magenta (1830-1916)
    Francis Joseph; Franz Joseph; Francis Joseph I.

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macbeth

  • noun king of Scotland (died in 1057)

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gordius

  • noun legendary king of ancient Phrygia who was said to be responsible for the Gordian knot

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darius_iii

  • noun king of Persia who was defeated by Alexander the Great; his murder effectively ended the Persian Empire (died in 330 BC)

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amenhotep_iv

  • noun early ruler of Egypt who rejected the old gods and replaced them with sun worship (died in 1358 BC)
    Ikhanaton; Akhenaton; Akhenaten.

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alexander_iii

  • noun son of Alexander II who was czar of Russia (1845-1894)
    Czar Alexander III.

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ramesses

  • noun any of 12 kings of ancient Egypt between 1315 and 1090 BC
    Ramses; Rameses.
  • verb strike or drive against with a heavy impact
    ram; pound; ram down.
    • ram the gate with a sledgehammer
    • pound on the door

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czar_alexander_iii

  • noun son of Alexander II who was czar of Russia (1845-1894)
    Alexander III.

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boris_fyodorovich_godunov

  • noun czar of Russia (1551-1605)
    Boris Godunov; Godunov.

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justinian_i

  • noun Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire against the Persians; codified Roman law in 529; his general Belisarius regained North Africa and Spain (483-565)
    Justinian the Great; Justinian.

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genseric

  • noun king of the Vandals who seized Roman lands and invaded North Africa and sacked Rome (428-477)
    Gaiseric.

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liao

  • noun the dynasty that ruled much of Manchuria and northeastern China from 947 to 1125
    Liao dynasty.

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bourbon_dynasty

  • noun a European royal line that ruled in France (from 1589-1793) and Spain and Naples and Sicily
    Bourbon.

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charles_louis_napoleon_bonaparte

  • noun nephew of Napoleon I and emperor of the French from 1852 to 1871 (1808-1873)
    Emperor Napoleon III; Napoleon III.

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sung

  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279; noted for art and literature and philosophy
    Sung dynasty; Song dynasty; Song.
  • verb deliver by singing
    sing.
    • Sing Christmas carols

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alfred_the_great

  • noun king of Wessex; defeated the Vikings and encouraged writing in English (849-899)
    Alfred.

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ivan_the_terrible

  • noun the first czar of Russia (1530-1584)
    Ivan IV; Ivan Iv Vasilievich.

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faruk_i

  • noun king of Egypt who in 1952 was ousted by a military coup d'etat (1920-1965)
    Farouk I.

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lancaster

  • noun a city in northwestern England
  • noun the English royal house that reigned from 1399 to 1461; its emblem was a red rose
    House of Lancaster; Lancastrian line.

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kamehameha_i

  • noun Hawaiian king who united the islands under his rule (1758-1819)
    Kamehameha the Great.

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bonaparte

  • noun French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)
    Little Corporal; Napoleon I; Napoleon; Napoleon Bonaparte.

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nicholas_i

  • noun czar of Russia from 1825 to 1855 who led Russia into the Crimean War (1796-1855)
    Czar Nicholas I.

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juan_carlos

  • noun king of Spain since 1975 (born in 1938)
    Juan Carlos Victor Maria de Borbon y Borbon.

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kamehameha_the_great

  • noun Hawaiian king who united the islands under his rule (1758-1819)
    Kamehameha I.

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kublai_khan

  • noun Mongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan who completed his grandfather's conquest of China; he establish the Yuan dynasty and built a great capital on the site of modern Beijing where he received Marco Polo (1216-1294)
    Kubla Khan; Kublai Kaan.

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ezekias

  • noun (Old Testament) king of Judah who abolished idolatry (715-687 BC)
    Hezekiah.

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mikado

  • noun the emperor of Japan; when regarded as a religious leader the emperor is called tenno
    tenno.

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ch'in_shih_huang_ti

  • noun the first Qin emperor who unified China, built much of the Great Wall, standardized weights and measures, and created a common currency and legal system (died 210 BC)
    Qin Shi Huang Ti.

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majestic

  • adjective satellite majestic in manner or bearing; superior to mundane matters
    olympian.
    • his majestic presence
    • olympian detachment
    • olympian beauty and serene composure
  • adjective satellite having or displaying great dignity or nobility
    gallant; proud; lofty.
    • a gallant pageant
    • lofty ships
    • majestic cities
    • proud alpine peaks

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wei

  • noun any of several imperial dynasties of China ruling from 220 to 265 and from 386 to 556
    Wei dynasty.

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ramses

  • noun any of 12 kings of ancient Egypt between 1315 and 1090 BC
    Ramesses; Rameses.
  • verb strike or drive against with a heavy impact
    ram; pound; ram down.
    • ram the gate with a sledgehammer
    • pound on the door

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pahlevi

  • noun Shah of Iran who was deposed in 1979 by Islamic fundamentalists (1919-1980)
    Pahlavi; Shah Pahlavi; Mohammed Reza Pahlavi; Mohammed Reza Pahlevi.

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alfred

  • noun king of Wessex; defeated the Vikings and encouraged writing in English (849-899)
    Alfred the Great.

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cyrus_the_great

  • noun king of Persia and founder of the Persian Empire (circa 600-529 BC)
    Cyrus the Elder; Cyrus II.

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merovingian

  • noun a member of the Merovingian dynasty
  • noun a Frankish dynasty founded by Clovis I that reigned in Gaul and Germany from about 500 to 750
    Merovingian dynasty.

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alexander_i

  • noun the czar of Russia whose plans to liberalize the government of Russia were unrealized because of the wars with Napoleon (1777-1825)
    Aleksandr Pavlovich; Czar Alexander I.

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ethelbert

  • noun Anglo-Saxon king of Kent who was converted to Christianity by Saint Augustine; codified English law (552-616)

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ashurbanipal

  • noun king of Assyria who built a magnificent palace and library at Nineveh (668-627 BC)
    Asurbanipal; Assurbanipal.

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ras_tafari

  • noun emperor of Ethiopia; worshipped by Rastafarians (1892-1975)
    Haile Selassie; Ras Tafari Makonnen.

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napoleon_bonaparte

  • noun French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)
    Little Corporal; Bonaparte; Napoleon I; Napoleon.

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gustavus

  • noun the last king of Sweden to have any real political power (1882-1973)
    Gustavus VI.
  • noun king of Sweden who kept Sweden neutral during both World War I and II (1858-1950)
    Gustavus V.

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salian

  • noun a member of the tribe of Franks who settled in the Netherlands in the 4th century AD
    Salian Frank.

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sovereign

  • noun a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
    monarch; crowned head.
  • adjective satellite (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces
    self-governing; independent; autonomous.
    • an autonomous judiciary
    • a sovereign state

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ahab

  • noun according to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC)

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romanoff

  • noun a member of the imperial family that ruled Russia
    Romanov.
  • noun the Russian imperial line that ruled from 1613 to 1917
    Romanov.

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saxe-coburg-gotha

  • noun the name of the royal family that ruled Great Britain from 1901-1917; the name was changed to Windsor in 1917 in response to anti-German feelings in World War I

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bruce

  • noun Australian physician and bacteriologist who described the bacterium that causes undulant fever or brucellosis (1855-1931)
    David Bruce; Sir David Bruce.
  • noun king of Scotland from 1306 to 1329; defeated the English army under Edward II at Bannockburn and gained recognition of Scottish independence (1274-1329)
    Robert I; Robert the Bruce.

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ch'in_dynasty

  • noun the Chinese dynasty (from 246 BC to 206 BC) that established the first centralized imperial government and built much of the Great Wall
    Qin; Ch'in; Qin dynasty.

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artaxerxes_i

  • noun king of Persia who sanctioned the practice of Judaism in Jerusalem (?-424 BC)
    Artaxerxes.

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ras_tafari_makonnen

  • noun emperor of Ethiopia; worshipped by Rastafarians (1892-1975)
    Haile Selassie; Ras Tafari.

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scourge_of_god

  • noun king of the Huns; the most successful barbarian invader of the Roman Empire (406-453)
    Attila; Scourge of the Gods; Attila the Hun.

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lancastrian

  • noun a member (or supporter) of the house of Lancaster
  • noun a resident of Lancaster

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gustavus_iv

  • noun king of Sweden whose losses to Napoleon I led to his being deposed in 1809 (1778-1837)
    Gustavus.

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athelstan

  • noun the first Saxon ruler who extended his kingdom to include nearly all of England (895-939)

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nebuchadnezzar

  • noun (Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)
    Nebuchadrezzar II; Nebuchadrezzar; Nebuchadnezzar II.
  • noun a very large wine bottle holding the equivalent of 20 normal bottles of wine; used especially for display

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gustavus_ii

  • noun king of Sweden whose victories in battle made Sweden a European power; his domestic reforms made Sweden a modern state; in 1630 he intervened on the Protestant side of the Thirty Years' War and was killed in the battle of Lutzen (1594-1632)
    Gustavus; Gustavus Adolphus.

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pahlavi

  • noun Shah of Iran who was deposed in 1979 by Islamic fundamentalists (1919-1980)
    Pahlevi; Shah Pahlavi; Mohammed Reza Pahlavi; Mohammed Reza Pahlevi.
  • noun the Iranian language of the Zoroastrian literature of the 3rd to 10th centuries
    Pehlevi.

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fahd

  • noun king of Saudi Arabia from 1982 to 2005 (1923-2005)
    Fahd ibn Abdel Aziz al-Saud.

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sung_dynasty

  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279; noted for art and literature and philosophy
    Sung; Song dynasty; Song.

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frederick_ii

  • noun king of Prussia from 1740 to 1786; brought Prussia military prestige by winning the War of the Austrian Succession and the Seven Years' War (1712-1786)
    Frederick the Great.
  • noun the Holy Roman Emperor who led the Sixth Crusade and crowned himself king of Jerusalem (1194-1250)
    Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II.

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carl_xvi_gustaf

  • noun king of Sweden since 1973 (born 1946)
    Carl XVI Gustav.

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frankish

  • adjective of or relating to the Franks

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leonidas

  • noun king of Sparta and hero of the battle of Thermopylae where he was killed by the Persians (died in 480 BC)

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czar

  • noun a male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)
    tsar; tzar.
  • noun a person having great power

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nebuchadrezzar_ii

  • noun (Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)
    Nebuchadrezzar; Nebuchadnezzar II; Nebuchadnezzar.

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shah_jahan

  • noun Mogul emperor of India during whose reign the finest monuments of Mogul architecture were built (including the Taj Mahal at Agra) (1592-1666)

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czarist

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of a czar
    tzarist; czaristic; tsarist; tsaristic.

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genghis_khan

  • noun Mongolian emperor whose empire stretched from the Black Sea to the Pacific Ocean (1162-1227)
    Jenghiz Khan; Jinghis Khan; Temujin.

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frederick_william_iii

  • noun king of Prussia who became involved in the Napoleonic Wars (1770-1840)

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zhou_dynasty

  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism
    Zhou; Chou dynasty; Chou; Chow dynasty; Chow.

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edmund_ii

  • noun king of the English who led resistance to Canute but was defeated and forced to divide the kingdom with Canute (980-1016)
    Edmund Ironside.

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darius_i

  • noun king of Persia who expanded the Persian Empire and invaded Greece but was defeated at the battle of Marathon (550-486 BC)
    Darius the Great.

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king_of_england

  • noun the sovereign ruler of England
    King of Great Britain.

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monarchy

  • noun an autocracy governed by a monarch who usually inherits the authority

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ming_dynasty

  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 1368 to 1644
    Ming.

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emperor_of_rome

  • noun sovereign of the Roman Empire
    Roman Emperor.

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akhenaten

  • noun early ruler of Egypt who rejected the old gods and replaced them with sun worship (died in 1358 BC)
    Ikhanaton; Akhenaton; Amenhotep IV.

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david

  • noun patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600)
    Saint David; St. David.
  • noun French neoclassical painter who actively supported the French Revolution (1748-1825)
    Jacques Louis David.

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gaul

  • noun a person of French descent
    frog.
  • noun a Celt of ancient Gaul

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charlemagne

  • noun king of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor; conqueror of the Lombards and Saxons (742-814)
    Charles the Great; Charles I; Charles; Carolus.

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mutsuhito

  • noun emperor of Japan who encouraged the modernization of Japan (1852-1912)
    Meiji Tenno.

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cyrus_ii

  • noun king of Persia and founder of the Persian Empire (circa 600-529 BC)
    Cyrus the Elder; Cyrus the Great.

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crowned

  • adjective having an (artificial) crown on a tooth
    • had many crowned teeth
  • verb invest with regal power; enthrone
    coronate; crown.
    • The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey

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gilgamesh

  • noun a legendary Sumerian king who was the hero of an epic collection of mythic stories

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gustavus_adolphus

  • noun king of Sweden whose victories in battle made Sweden a European power; his domestic reforms made Sweden a modern state; in 1630 he intervened on the Protestant side of the Thirty Years' War and was killed in the battle of Lutzen (1594-1632)
    Gustavus; Gustavus II.

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plantagenet

  • noun the family name of a line of English kings that reigned from 1154 to 1485
    Plantagenet line.

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hammurabi

  • noun Babylonian king who codified the laws of Sumer and Mesopotamia (died 1750 BC)
    Hammurapi.

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olav_ii

  • noun King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)
    St. Olaf; Saint Olav; Olaf II; St. Olav; Saint Olaf.

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michinomiya_hirohito

  • noun emperor of Japan who renounced his divinity and became a constitutional monarch after Japan surrendered at the end of World War II (1901-1989)
    Hirohito.

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philip_ii_of_macedon

  • noun king of ancient Macedonia and father of Alexander the Great (382-336 BC)
    Philip II.

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justinian

  • noun Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire against the Persians; codified Roman law in 529; his general Belisarius regained North Africa and Spain (483-565)
    Justinian the Great; Justinian I.

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chrismon

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king_of_france

  • noun the sovereign ruler of France

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ikhanaton

  • noun early ruler of Egypt who rejected the old gods and replaced them with sun worship (died in 1358 BC)
    Akhenaton; Akhenaten; Amenhotep IV.

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napoleon_iii

  • noun nephew of Napoleon I and emperor of the French from 1852 to 1871 (1808-1873)
    Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte; Emperor Napoleon III.

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monarchical

  • adjective satellite having the characteristics of or befitting or worthy of a monarch
    monarchal.
    • monarchical gestures
    • monarchal pomp
  • adjective satellite ruled by or having the supreme power resting with a monarch
    monarchic; monarchal.
    • monarchal government
    • monarchical systems

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gustavus_iii

  • noun king of Sweden who increased the royal power and waged an unpopular war against Russia (1746-1792)
    Gustavus.

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philip_of_valois

  • noun king of France who founded the Valois dynasty; his dispute with Edward III over his succession led to the Hundred Years' War (1293-1350)
    Philip VI.

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saint_olaf

  • noun King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)
    Olav II; St. Olaf; Saint Olav; Olaf II; St. Olav.

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husain

  • noun Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937)
    Husayn; Saddam bin Hussein at-Takriti; Saddam; Saddam Hussein; Hussein.
  • noun king of Jordan credited with creating stability at home and seeking peace with Israel (1935-1999)
    ibn Talal Hussein; Hussein; King Hussein; Husayn.

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mithridates_the_great

  • noun ancient king of Pontus who expanded his kingdom by defeating the Romans but was later driven out by Pompey (132-63 BC)
    Mithridates; Mithridates VI.

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king_hussein

  • noun king of Jordan credited with creating stability at home and seeking peace with Israel (1935-1999)
    ibn Talal Hussein; Hussein; Husain; Husayn.

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attila_the_hun

  • noun king of the Huns; the most successful barbarian invader of the Roman Empire (406-453)
    Attila; Scourge of the Gods; Scourge of God.

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ptolemy_ii

  • noun son of Ptolemy I and king of Egypt who was said to be responsible for the Septuagint (circa 309-247 BC)

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ottoman

  • noun a Turk (especially a Turk who is a member of the tribe of Osman I)
    Osmanli; Ottoman Turk.
  • noun the Turkish dynasty that ruled the Ottoman Empire from the 13th century to its dissolution after World War I
    Ottoman dynasty.

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emperor

  • noun the male ruler of an empire
  • noun red table grape of California

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kublai_kaan

  • noun Mongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan who completed his grandfather's conquest of China; he establish the Yuan dynasty and built a great capital on the site of modern Beijing where he received Marco Polo (1216-1294)
    Kublai Khan; Kubla Khan.

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saint_olav

  • noun King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)
    Olav II; St. Olaf; Olaf II; St. Olav; Saint Olaf.

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czar_alexander_i

  • noun the czar of Russia whose plans to liberalize the government of Russia were unrealized because of the wars with Napoleon (1777-1825)
    Aleksandr Pavlovich; Alexander I.

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qin_shi_huang_ti

  • noun the first Qin emperor who unified China, built much of the Great Wall, standardized weights and measures, and created a common currency and legal system (died 210 BC)
    Ch'in Shih Huang Ti.

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lucius_tarquinius_superbus

  • noun according to legend, the seventh and last Etruscan king of Rome who was expelled for his cruelty (reigned from 534 to 510 BC)
    Tarquin the Proud; Tarquinius; Tarquinius Superbus; Tarquin.

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robert_the_bruce

  • noun king of Scotland from 1306 to 1329; defeated the English army under Edward II at Bannockburn and gained recognition of Scottish independence (1274-1329)
    Bruce; Robert I.

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victor_emanuel_ii

  • noun king of Italy who completed the unification of Italy by acquiring Venice and Rome (1820-1878)

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godunov

  • noun czar of Russia (1551-1605)
    Boris Godunov; Boris Fyodorovich Godunov.

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rex

  • noun a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    male monarch; king.

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pepin_the_short

  • noun king of the Franks and father of Charlemagne who defended papal interests and founded the Carolingian dynasty in 751 (714-768)
    Pepin III; Pepin.

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roi

  • noun (corporate finance) the amount, expressed as a percentage, that is earned on a company's total capital calculated by dividing the total capital into earnings before interest, taxes, or dividends are paid
    return on investment; return on invested capital.

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james_iv

  • noun a Stuart king of Scotland who married a daughter of Henry VII; when England and France went to war in 1513 he invaded England and died in defeat at Flodden (1473-1513)
    James.

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mongol_dynasty

  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368
    Yuan dynasty; Yuan.

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frederick_william_iv

  • noun king of Prussia who violently suppressed democratic movements (1795-1865)

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clovis

  • noun king of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchy; his name was rendered as Gallic `Louis' (466-511)
    Clovis I.

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valois

  • noun French royal house from 1328 to 1589

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jinghis_khan

  • noun Mongolian emperor whose empire stretched from the Black Sea to the Pacific Ocean (1162-1227)
    Jenghiz Khan; Genghis Khan; Temujin.

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chow_dynasty

  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism
    Zhou; Chou dynasty; Zhou dynasty; Chou; Chow.

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francis_joseph_i

  • noun emperor of Austria and king of Hungary; was defeated by Napoleon III at the battle of Magenta (1830-1916)
    Francis Joseph; Franz Joseph; Franz Josef I.

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tarquin_the_proud

  • noun according to legend, the seventh and last Etruscan king of Rome who was expelled for his cruelty (reigned from 534 to 510 BC)
    Tarquinius; Tarquinius Superbus; Tarquin; Lucius Tarquinius Superbus.

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shah

  • noun title for the former hereditary monarch of Iran
    Shah of Iran.

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house_of_york

  • noun the English royal house (a branch of the Plantagenet line) that reigned from 1461 to 1485; its emblem was a white rose
    York.

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hussein

  • noun Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937)
    Husayn; Saddam bin Hussein at-Takriti; Saddam; Husain; Saddam Hussein.
  • noun king of Jordan credited with creating stability at home and seeking peace with Israel (1935-1999)
    ibn Talal Hussein; King Hussein; Husain; Husayn.

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tarquin

  • noun according to legend, the seventh and last Etruscan king of Rome who was expelled for his cruelty (reigned from 534 to 510 BC)
    Tarquin the Proud; Tarquinius; Tarquinius Superbus; Lucius Tarquinius Superbus.

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philip_vi

  • noun king of France who founded the Valois dynasty; his dispute with Edward III over his succession led to the Hundred Years' War (1293-1350)
    Philip of Valois.

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song_dynasty

  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279; noted for art and literature and philosophy
    Sung dynasty; Sung; Song.

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carolingian

  • noun a member of the Carolingian dynasty
    Carlovingian.
  • adjective of or relating to the Frankish dynasty founded by Charlemagne's father

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shang

  • noun the imperial dynasty ruling China from about the 18th to the 12th centuries BC
    Shang dynasty.

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czar_alexander_ii

  • noun the son of Nicholas I who, as czar of Russia, introduced reforms that included limited emancipation of the serfs (1818-1881)
    Alexander the Liberator; Alexander II.

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chou_dynasty

  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism
    Zhou; Zhou dynasty; Chou; Chow dynasty; Chow.

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fainéant

Doing nothing; shiftless. -- n. A do-nothing; an idle fellow; a sluggard. Sir W. Scott.

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imperial

  • noun a small tufted beard worn by Emperor Napoleon III
    imperial beard.
  • noun a piece of luggage carried on top of a coach

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house_of_tudor

  • noun an English dynasty descended from Henry Tudor; Tudor monarchs ruled from Henry VII to Elizabeth I (from 1485 to 1603)
    Tudor.

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undemocratic

  • adjective not in agreement with or according to democratic doctrine or practice or ideals
    • the union broke with its past undemocratic procedures

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manchu

  • noun a member of the Manchu speaking people of Mongolian race of Manchuria; related to the Tungus; conquered China in the 17th century
  • noun the last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionaries; during the Qing dynasty China was ruled by the Manchu
    Ch'ing; Qing; Manchu dynasty; Ch'ing dynasty; Qing dynasty.

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artaxerxes_ii

  • noun king of Persia who subdued numerous revolutions and made peace with Sparta (?-359 BC)
    Artaxerxes.

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monarchal

  • adjective satellite having the characteristics of or befitting or worthy of a monarch
    monarchical.
    • monarchical gestures
    • monarchal pomp
  • adjective satellite ruled by or having the supreme power resting with a monarch
    monarchical; monarchic.
    • monarchal government
    • monarchical systems

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saul

  • noun (Old Testament) the first king of the Israelites who defended Israel against many enemies (especially the Philistines)
  • noun (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an Apostle
    Saul of Tarsus; Paul the Apostle; Saint Paul; Apostle Paul; Apostle of the Gentiles; Paul; St. Paul.
    • Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity

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gustavus_i

  • noun king of Sweden who established Lutheranism as the state religion (1496-1560)
    Gustavus.

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york

  • noun the English royal house (a branch of the Plantagenet line) that reigned from 1461 to 1485; its emblem was a white rose
    House of York.

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nicholas_ii

  • noun the last czar of Russia who was forced to abdicate in 1917 by the Russian Revolution; he and his family were executed by the Bolsheviks (1868-1918)

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faisal_ibn_abdel_aziz_al-saud

  • noun king of Saudi Arabia from 1964 to 1975 (1906-1975)
    Faisal.

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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ethelred

  • noun king of the English who succeeded to the throne after his half-brother Edward the Martyr was murdered; he struggled unsuccessfully against the invading Danes (969-1016)
    Ethelred II; Ethelred the Unready.
  • noun king of Wessex and Kent and elder brother of Alfred; Alfred joined Ethelred's battle against the invading Danes and succeeded him on his death (died in 871)
    Ethelred I.

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napoleon_i

  • noun French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)
    Little Corporal; Bonaparte; Napoleon; Napoleon Bonaparte.

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st._olaf

  • noun King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)
    Olav II; Saint Olav; Olaf II; St. Olav; Saint Olaf.

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pepin_iii

  • noun king of the Franks and father of Charlemagne who defended papal interests and founded the Carolingian dynasty in 751 (714-768)
    Pepin the Short; Pepin.

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flavian_dynasty

  • noun a dynasty of Roman Emperors from 69 to 96 including Vespasian and his sons Titus and Domitian

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jeroboam

  • noun (Old Testament) first king of the northern kingdom of Israel who led Israel into sin (10th century BC)
    Jeroboam I.
  • noun a large wine bottle (holds 4/5 of a gallon)
    double-magnum.

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monarchic

  • adjective satellite ruled by or having the supreme power resting with a monarch
    monarchical; monarchal.
    • monarchal government
    • monarchical systems

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romanov

  • noun a member of the imperial family that ruled Russia
    Romanoff.
  • noun the Russian imperial line that ruled from 1613 to 1917
    Romanoff.

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chou

  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism
    Zhou; Chou dynasty; Zhou dynasty; Chow dynasty; Chow.
  • noun any of various types of cabbage
    cabbage.

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chow

  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism
    Zhou; Chou dynasty; Zhou dynasty; Chou; Chow dynasty.
  • noun informal terms for a meal
    eats; chuck; grub.

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cyrus_the_elder

  • noun king of Persia and founder of the Persian Empire (circa 600-529 BC)
    Cyrus the Great; Cyrus II.

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peter_the_great

  • noun czar of Russia who introduced ideas from western Europe to reform the government; he extended his territories in the Baltic and founded St. Petersburg (1682-1725)
    Peter I; Czar Peter I.

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king_of_the_germans

  • noun the sovereign ruler of the Germans

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ethelred_ii

  • noun king of the English who succeeded to the throne after his half-brother Edward the Martyr was murdered; he struggled unsuccessfully against the invading Danes (969-1016)
    Ethelred; Ethelred the Unready.

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artaxerxes

  • noun king of Persia who subdued numerous revolutions and made peace with Sparta (?-359 BC)
    Artaxerxes II.
  • noun king of Persia who sanctioned the practice of Judaism in Jerusalem (?-424 BC)
    Artaxerxes I.

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napoleon

  • noun French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)
    Little Corporal; Bonaparte; Napoleon I; Napoleon Bonaparte.
  • noun a rectangular piece of pastry with thin flaky layers and filled with custard cream

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king

  • noun a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    male monarch; Rex.
  • noun a competitor who holds a preeminent position
    world-beater; queen.

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ch'ing

  • noun the last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionaries; during the Qing dynasty China was ruled by the Manchu
    Qing; Manchu dynasty; Ch'ing dynasty; Qing dynasty; Manchu.

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ommiad

  • noun the first dynasty of Arab caliphs whose capital was Damascus
    Umayyad; Omayyad.

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alexander_the_liberator

  • noun the son of Nicholas I who, as czar of Russia, introduced reforms that included limited emancipation of the serfs (1818-1881)
    Czar Alexander II; Alexander II.

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han_dynasty

  • noun imperial dynasty that ruled China (most of the time from 206 BC to AD 220) and expanded its boundaries and developed its bureaucracy; remembered as one of the great eras of Chinese civilization
    Han.

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alexander_ii

  • noun the son of Nicholas I who, as czar of Russia, introduced reforms that included limited emancipation of the serfs (1818-1881)
    Czar Alexander II; Alexander the Liberator.

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egbert

  • noun king of Wessex whose military victories made Wessex the most powerful kingdom in England (died in 839)

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mithridates_vi

  • noun ancient king of Pontus who expanded his kingdom by defeating the Romans but was later driven out by Pompey (132-63 BC)
    Mithridates; Mithridates the Great.

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ivan_iv

  • noun the first czar of Russia (1530-1584)
    Ivan the Terrible; Ivan Iv Vasilievich.

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ferdinand_the_catholic

  • noun the king of Castile and Aragon who ruled jointly with his wife Isabella; his marriage to Isabella I in 1469 marked the beginning of the modern state of Spain and their capture of Granada from the Moors in 1492 united Spain as one country; they instituted the Spanish Inquisition in 1478 and supported the expedition of Christopher Columbus in 1492 (1452-1516)
    Ferdinand; Ferdinand V; King Ferdinand; Ferdinand of Aragon.

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umayyad

  • noun the first dynasty of Arab caliphs whose capital was Damascus
    Ommiad; Omayyad.

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faisal

  • noun king of Saudi Arabia from 1964 to 1975 (1906-1975)
    Faisal ibn Abdel Aziz al-Saud.

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mithridates

  • noun ancient king of Pontus who expanded his kingdom by defeating the Romans but was later driven out by Pompey (132-63 BC)
    Mithridates the Great; Mithridates VI.

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windsor

  • noun a city in southeastern Ontario on the Detroit River opposite Detroit
  • noun the British royal family since 1917
    House of Windsor.

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haile_selassie

  • noun emperor of Ethiopia; worshipped by Rastafarians (1892-1975)
    Ras Tafari; Ras Tafari Makonnen.

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house_of_windsor

  • noun the British royal family since 1917
    Windsor.

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qin_dynasty

  • noun the Chinese dynasty (from 246 BC to 206 BC) that established the first centralized imperial government and built much of the Great Wall
    Ch'in dynasty; Qin; Ch'in.

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omayyad

  • noun the first dynasty of Arab caliphs whose capital was Damascus
    Umayyad; Ommiad.

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male

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
    male person.

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philip_augustus

  • noun son of Louis VII whose reign as king of France saw wars with the English that regained control of Normandy and Anjou and most of Poitou (1165-1223)
    Philip II.

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ethelred_i

  • noun king of Wessex and Kent and elder brother of Alfred; Alfred joined Ethelred's battle against the invading Danes and succeeded him on his death (died in 871)
    Ethelred.

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montezuma_ii

  • noun the last Aztec emperor in Mexico who was overthrown and killed by Hernando Cortes (1466-1520)

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ferdinand_of_aragon

  • noun the king of Castile and Aragon who ruled jointly with his wife Isabella; his marriage to Isabella I in 1469 marked the beginning of the modern state of Spain and their capture of Granada from the Moors in 1492 united Spain as one country; they instituted the Spanish Inquisition in 1478 and supported the expedition of Christopher Columbus in 1492 (1452-1516)
    Ferdinand the Catholic; Ferdinand; Ferdinand V; King Ferdinand.

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gustavus_v

  • noun king of Sweden who kept Sweden neutral during both World War I and II (1858-1950)
    Gustavus.

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shang_dynasty

  • noun the imperial dynasty ruling China from about the 18th to the 12th centuries BC
    Shang.

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carolus

  • noun king of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor; conqueror of the Lombards and Saxons (742-814)
    Charles the Great; Charles I; Charles; Charlemagne.

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edwin

  • noun king of Northumbria who was converted to Christianity (585-633)

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francis_joseph

  • noun emperor of Austria and king of Hungary; was defeated by Napoleon III at the battle of Magenta (1830-1916)
    Franz Joseph; Franz Josef I; Francis Joseph I.

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male_monarch

  • noun a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    king; Rex.

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shah_of_iran

  • noun title for the former hereditary monarch of Iran
    Shah.

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frederick_i

  • noun son of Frederick William who in 1701 became the first king of Prussia (1657-1713)
  • noun Holy Roman Emperor from 1152 to 1190; conceded supremacy to the pope; drowned leading the Third Crusade (1123-1190)
    Frederick Barbarossa; Barbarossa.

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tang_dynasty

  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 618 to 907
    Tang.

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qing

  • noun the last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionaries; during the Qing dynasty China was ruled by the Manchu
    Ch'ing; Manchu dynasty; Ch'ing dynasty; Qing dynasty; Manchu.

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meiji_tenno

  • noun emperor of Japan who encouraged the modernization of Japan (1852-1912)
    Mutsuhito.

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temujin

  • noun Mongolian emperor whose empire stretched from the Black Sea to the Pacific Ocean (1162-1227)
    Jenghiz Khan; Jinghis Khan; Genghis Khan.

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politics

  • noun social relations involving intrigue to gain authority or power
    political relation.
    • office politics is often counterproductive
  • noun the study of government of states and other political units
    government; political science.

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ch'in

  • noun the Chinese dynasty (from 246 BC to 206 BC) that established the first centralized imperial government and built much of the Great Wall
    Ch'in dynasty; Qin; Qin dynasty.

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ferdinand

  • noun the king of Castile and Aragon who ruled jointly with his wife Isabella; his marriage to Isabella I in 1469 marked the beginning of the modern state of Spain and their capture of Granada from the Moors in 1492 united Spain as one country; they instituted the Spanish Inquisition in 1478 and supported the expedition of Christopher Columbus in 1492 (1452-1516)
    Ferdinand the Catholic; Ferdinand V; King Ferdinand; Ferdinand of Aragon.

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czaristic

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of a czar
    czarist; tzarist; tsarist; tsaristic.

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frederick_william_ii

  • noun king of Prussia who became involved in a costly war with France (1744-1797)

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roman_emperor

  • noun sovereign of the Roman Empire
    Emperor of Rome.

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tsarist

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of a czar
    czarist; tzarist; czaristic; tsaristic.

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tang

  • noun a tart spicy quality
    piquantness; tanginess; zest; piquance; nip; piquancy.
  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 618 to 907
    Tang dynasty.

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yuan

  • noun the basic unit of money in China
    kwai.
  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368
    Yuan dynasty; Mongol dynasty.

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charles_the_great

  • noun king of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor; conqueror of the Lombards and Saxons (742-814)
    Charles I; Charles; Carolus; Charlemagne.

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realm

  • noun a domain in which something is dominant
    kingdom; land.
    • the untroubled kingdom of reason
    • a land of make-believe
    • the rise of the realm of cotton in the south
  • noun the domain ruled by a king or queen
    kingdom.

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capetian

  • noun a member of the Capetian dynasty
  • adjective of or relating to the French dynasty founded by Hugh Capet

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rameses

  • noun any of 12 kings of ancient Egypt between 1315 and 1090 BC
    Ramses; Ramesses.
  • verb strike or drive against with a heavy impact
    ram; pound; ram down.
    • ram the gate with a sledgehammer
    • pound on the door

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juan_carlos_victor_maria_de_borbon_y_borbon

  • noun king of Spain since 1975 (born in 1938)
    Juan Carlos.

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king_of_great_britain

  • noun the sovereign ruler of England
    King of England.

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ethelred_the_unready

  • noun king of the English who succeeded to the throne after his half-brother Edward the Martyr was murdered; he struggled unsuccessfully against the invading Danes (969-1016)
    Ethelred II; Ethelred.

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tzarist

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of a czar
    czarist; czaristic; tsarist; tsaristic.

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tudor

  • noun an English dynasty descended from Henry Tudor; Tudor monarchs ruled from Henry VII to Elizabeth I (from 1485 to 1603)
    House of Tudor.
  • noun United States dancer and choreographer (born in England) (1909-1987)
    Antony Tudor.

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qing_dynasty

  • noun the last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionaries; during the Qing dynasty China was ruled by the Manchu
    Ch'ing; Qing; Manchu dynasty; Ch'ing dynasty; Manchu.

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wei_dynasty

  • noun any of several imperial dynasties of China ruling from 220 to 265 and from 386 to 556
    Wei.

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kingly

  • adjective satellite having the rank of or resembling or befitting a king
    kinglike.
    • symbolizing kingly power
    • the murder of his kingly guest

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tenno

  • noun the emperor of Japan; when regarded as a religious leader the emperor is called tenno
    mikado.

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carolingian_dynasty

  • noun a Frankish dynasty founded by Charlemagne's father that ruled from 751 to 987
    Carlovingian dynasty.

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monarch

  • noun a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
    crowned head; sovereign.
  • noun large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markings; the larvae feed on milkweed
    milkweed butterfly; monarch butterfly; Danaus plexippus.

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zhou

  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism
    Chou dynasty; Zhou dynasty; Chou; Chow dynasty; Chow.

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house_of_hanover

  • noun the English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901 (from George I to Victoria)
    Hanover; Hanoverian line.

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hanover

  • noun a port city in northwestern Germany; formerly a member of the Hanseatic League
    Hannover.
  • noun the English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901 (from George I to Victoria)
    Hanoverian line; House of Hanover.

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attila

  • noun king of the Huns; the most successful barbarian invader of the Roman Empire (406-453)
    Scourge of the Gods; Attila the Hun; Scourge of God.

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messiah

  • noun any expected deliverer
    christ.
  • noun Jesus Christ; considered by Christians to be the promised deliverer

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asurbanipal

  • noun king of Assyria who built a magnificent palace and library at Nineveh (668-627 BC)
    Ashurbanipal; Assurbanipal.

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boris_godunov

  • noun czar of Russia (1551-1605)
    Boris Fyodorovich Godunov; Godunov.

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edmund_ironside

  • noun king of the English who led resistance to Canute but was defeated and forced to divide the kingdom with Canute (980-1016)
    Edmund II.

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hezekiah

  • noun (Old Testament) king of Judah who abolished idolatry (715-687 BC)
    Ezekias.

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merovingian_dynasty

  • noun a Frankish dynasty founded by Clovis I that reigned in Gaul and Germany from about 500 to 750
    Merovingian.

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carlovingian_dynasty

  • noun a Frankish dynasty founded by Charlemagne's father that ruled from 751 to 987
    Carolingian dynasty.

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king_ferdinand

  • noun the king of Castile and Aragon who ruled jointly with his wife Isabella; his marriage to Isabella I in 1469 marked the beginning of the modern state of Spain and their capture of Granada from the Moors in 1492 united Spain as one country; they instituted the Spanish Inquisition in 1478 and supported the expedition of Christopher Columbus in 1492 (1452-1516)
    Ferdinand the Catholic; Ferdinand; Ferdinand V; Ferdinand of Aragon.

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mohammed_reza_pahlevi

  • noun Shah of Iran who was deposed in 1979 by Islamic fundamentalists (1919-1980)
    Pahlevi; Pahlavi; Shah Pahlavi; Mohammed Reza Pahlavi.

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manchu_dynasty

  • noun the last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionaries; during the Qing dynasty China was ruled by the Manchu
    Ch'ing; Qing; Ch'ing dynasty; Qing dynasty; Manchu.

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victor_emanuel_iii

  • noun king of Italy who appointed Mussolini prime minister; he abdicated in 1946 and the monarchy was abolished (1869-1947)

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little_corporal

  • noun French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)
    Bonaparte; Napoleon I; Napoleon; Napoleon Bonaparte.

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capetian_dynasty

  • noun a Frankish dynasty founded by Hugh Capet that ruled from 987 to 1328

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xerxes_the_great

  • noun king of Persia who led a vast army against Greece and won the battle of Thermopylae but was eventually defeated (519-465 BC)
    Xerxes I.

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ferdinand_the_great

  • noun king of Castile and Leon who achieved control of the Moorish kings of Saragossa and Seville and Toledo (1016-1065)
    Ferdinand I.

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frederick_the_great

  • noun king of Prussia from 1740 to 1786; brought Prussia military prestige by winning the War of the Austrian Succession and the Seven Years' War (1712-1786)
    Frederick II.

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czar_peter_i

  • noun czar of Russia who introduced ideas from western Europe to reform the government; he extended his territories in the Baltic and founded St. Petersburg (1682-1725)
    Peter I; Peter the Great.

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plantagenet_line

  • noun the family name of a line of English kings that reigned from 1154 to 1485
    Plantagenet.

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shah_pahlavi

  • noun Shah of Iran who was deposed in 1979 by Islamic fundamentalists (1919-1980)
    Pahlevi; Pahlavi; Mohammed Reza Pahlavi; Mohammed Reza Pahlevi.

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hirohito

  • noun emperor of Japan who renounced his divinity and became a constitutional monarch after Japan surrendered at the end of World War II (1901-1989)
    Michinomiya Hirohito.

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gaiseric

  • noun king of the Vandals who seized Roman lands and invaded North Africa and sacked Rome (428-477)
    Genseric.

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philip_v

  • noun king of ancient Macedonia whose confrontations with the Romans led to his defeat and his loss of control over Greece

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nebuchadnezzar_ii

  • noun (Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)
    Nebuchadrezzar II; Nebuchadrezzar; Nebuchadnezzar.

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robert_i

  • noun king of Scotland from 1306 to 1329; defeated the English army under Edward II at Bannockburn and gained recognition of Scottish independence (1274-1329)
    Bruce; Robert the Bruce.

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croesus

  • noun last king of Lydia (died in 546 BC)
  • noun a very wealthy man

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charles

  • noun King of France from 1560 to 1574 whose reign was dominated by his mother Catherine de Medicis (1550-1574)
    Charles IX.
  • noun King of France who began his reign with most of northern France under English control; after the intervention of Jeanne d'Arc the French were able to defeat the English and end the Hundred Years' War (1403-1461)
    Charles VII.

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charles_i

  • noun as Charles II he was Holy Roman Emperor and as Charles I he was king of France (823-877)
    Charles the Bald; Charles; Charles II.
  • noun son of James I who was King of England and Scotland and Ireland; was deposed and executed by Oliver Cromwell (1600-1649)
    Charles; Charles Stuart.

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seljuk

  • noun any one of the Turkish dynasties that ruled Asia Minor from the 11th to the 13th centuries; they successfully invaded Byzantium and defended the Holy Land against Crusaders
  • adjective of or relating to the Seljuks

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ming

  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 1368 to 1644
    Ming dynasty.

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carl_xvi_gustav

  • noun king of Sweden since 1973 (born 1946)
    Carl XVI Gustaf.

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tsar

  • noun a male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)
    czar; tzar.

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yuan_dynasty

  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368
    Yuan; Mongol dynasty.

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mohammed_reza_pahlavi

  • noun Shah of Iran who was deposed in 1979 by Islamic fundamentalists (1919-1980)
    Pahlevi; Pahlavi; Shah Pahlavi; Mohammed Reza Pahlevi.

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herod_the_great

  • noun king of Judea who (according to the New Testament) tried to kill Jesus by ordering the death of all children under age two in Bethlehem (73-4 BC)
    Herod.

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xerxes_i

  • noun king of Persia who led a vast army against Greece and won the battle of Thermopylae but was eventually defeated (519-465 BC)
    Xerxes the Great.

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holy_roman_emperor

  • noun sovereign of the Holy Roman Empire

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emperor_napoleon_iii

  • noun nephew of Napoleon I and emperor of the French from 1852 to 1871 (1808-1873)
    Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte; Napoleon III.

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kubla_khan

  • noun Mongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan who completed his grandfather's conquest of China; he establish the Yuan dynasty and built a great capital on the site of modern Beijing where he received Marco Polo (1216-1294)
    Kublai Khan; Kublai Kaan.

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