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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Charles, Charles IXnoun

    King of France from 1560 to 1574 whose reign was dominated by his mother Catherine de Medicis (1550-1574)

  2. Charles, Charles VIInoun

    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)

  3. Charles, Charles II, Charles I, Charles the Baldnoun

    as Charles II he was Holy Roman Emperor and as Charles I he was king of France (823-877)

  4. Charles, Charles IInoun

    King of England and Scotland and Ireland during the Restoration (1630-1685)

  5. Charles, Charles I, Charles Stuartnoun

    son of James I who was King of England and Scotland and Ireland; was deposed and executed by Oliver Cromwell (1600-1649)

  6. Charles, Prince Charlesnoun

    the eldest son of Elizabeth II and heir to the English throne (born in 1948)

  7. Charles, Jacques Charles, Jacques Alexandre Cesar Charlesnoun

    French physicist and author of Charles's law which anticipated Gay-Lussac's law (1746-1823)

  8. Charlemagne, Carolus, Charles, Charles I, Charles the Greatnoun

    king of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor; conqueror of the Lombards and Saxons (742-814)

  9. Charles, Charles Rivernoun

    a river in eastern Massachusetts that empties into Boston Harbor and that separates Cambridge from Boston


  1. Charlesnoun

    A male given name from the Germanic languages.

    Charles the Great / Subdued the Saxons, and did seat the French / Beyond the river Sala, in the year / Eight hundred five.

  2. Charlesnoun

    A patronymic surname.

  3. Etymology: From French Charles, from Old French Charles, Carles, from Latin Carolus, from and also reinfluenced by Old High German Karl, from Proto-Germanic *karlaz ("free man") ; compare the English word churl and the German Kerl.


  1. Charles

    Charles is a neighborhood in northern Providence, Rhode Island. Along with Wanskuck, it comprises what is sometimes referred to as the North End. To the west Charles is partitioned from Wanskuck by Route 146, while the Chad Brown public housing complex separates Charles from Smith Hill to the south, and the West River and Interstate 95 bounds the area to the east. The city limits abutting the city of North Providence bound Charles to the north.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Charles

    a French physicist, born at Beaugency; was the first to apply hydrogen to the inflation of balloons (1746-1823).

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Charles' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1060

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Charles' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3941

Anagrams for Charles »

  1. larches

  2. clasher

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Charles in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Charles in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Charles in a Sentence

  1. Paul Burrell:

    They (Charles and Diana) didn't have what Harry and Meghan have, they didn't have love. And they (Harry and Meghan) love each other. It's quite obvious when you see them together.

  2. Don Felder:

    Early on, one of my favorites was Ray Charles. I remember hearing 'I Can't Stop Loving You' in the early '60s and thinking, 'What an unbelievably soulful voice.' In those days, the Deep South was extremely segregated.

  3. Brian Wood:

    Brian Wood holds an alligator head as he wears a mask made from an invasive Florida python snake in his workshop in Dania, Fla on April 8. (Charles Trainor, Jr./Miami Herald via AP) CROCODILES FLOOD MEXICAN BEACH CLOSED TO TOURISTS BECAUSE OF CORONAVIRUS A 10-foot snake could make as many as 10 masks, according to Wood. People are telling me they want to buy 5, 12 of these masks, so Ill definitely be buying snakes from local hunters.

  4. Prince Charles:

    Sen. Scott suggested that while in Cuba, Prince Charles should meet with dissidents and take a leaf from President Trump book : no such meetings are planned during the tour, but neither are there any planned encounters with Castro, who continues to serve as first secretary of the Communist Party. The Prince Charles and Duchess will meet current President Miguel Diaz-Canel, who recently described Trump's rhetoric towards Cuba as.

  5. Lake County Coroner Thomas Rudd:

    We obviously know that a bullet killed Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, i ca n’t rule out a suicide. I ca n’t rule out an accident. And I ca n’t rule in a homicide.

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