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Barbarossa

[bahr-buh-ros-uh] /ˌbɑr bəˈrɒs ə/
noun
1.
Frederick, Frederick I (def 1).
2.
the planning and operational code name the Germans gave to their invasion of the Soviet Union (June 22, 1941).

Barbarossa I

noun
1.
(Aruj) died 1518, Barbary pirate, born in Greece.

Barbarossa II

noun
1.
(Khair ed-Din) c1466–1546, Barbary pirate, born in Greece (brother of Barbarossa I).
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Barbarossa

/ˌbɑːbəˈrɒsə/
noun
1.
the nickname of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I See Frederick Barbarossa
2.
real name Khair ed-Din. c. 1465–1546, Turkish pirate and admiral: conquered Tunis for the Ottomans (1534)
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