(Karl Ludwig Johann) 1771–1847, archduke of Austria.
(Charles Louis de Secondat, Baron de la Brède et de Montesquieu) 1689–1755, French philosophical writer. noun Baron de la Brède et de (barɔ̃ də la brɛd e də), title of Charles Louis de Secondat. 1689–1755, French political philosopher. His chief works are the satirical Lettres persanes (1721) and L’Esprit des lois (1748), a comparative analysis […]
- Napoleon III
(Louis Napoleon; Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte) [loo-ee;; French lwee] /ˈlu i;; French lwi/ (Show IPA), 1808–73, president of France 1848–52, emperor of France 1852–70 (nephew of Napoleon I). noun full name Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, known as Louis-Napoleon. 1808–73, Emperor of the French (1852–70); nephew of Napoleon I. He led two abortive Bonapartist risings (1836; […]
- Charles lyell
Sir Charles, 1797–1875, English geologist. Mount, a mountain in E central California, in Yosemite National Park, in the Sierra Nevada. 13,114 feet (3997 meters). Also, Lyall. a mountain on the border of Alberta and British Columbia, Canada, in the Rocky Mountains. 11,520 feet (3511 meters). noun Sir Charles. 1797–1875, Scottish geologist. In Principles of Geology […]
- Charles macintosh
Charles, 1766–1843, Scottish chemist, inventor, and manufacturer. noun a variant spelling of mackintosh