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Carolean

[kar-uh-lee-uh n] /ˌkær əˈli ən/
adjective
1.
characteristic of the time of Charles I and II of England:
a Carolean costume.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; < Medieval Latin Carolae(us) (Carol(us) Charles + Latin -aeus adj. suffix) + -an
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Caroline

/ˈkærəˌlaɪn/
adjective
1.
Also called Carolinian. characteristic of or relating to Charles I or Charles II, kings of England, Scotland, and Ireland, the society over which they ruled, or their government
2.
of or relating to any other king called Charles
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