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[kahr-lohs, -luh s; Spanish kahr-laws] /ˈkɑr loʊs, -ləs; Spanish ˈkɑr lɔs/
[don;; Spanish dawn] /dɒn;; Spanish dɔn/ (Show IPA),
(Carlos Maria Isidro de Borbón) 1788–1855, pretender to the Spanish throne.
a male given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "Never fear for me," returned Carlos, with his frank, pleasant smile.

    The Spanish Brothers Deborah Alcock
  • (With curiosity) But how did you learn about the memorandum, Carlos?

    The Ghost Breaker Paul Dickey
  • Now tell us the conversation that you and Lee and Vance and Carlos had, the best you can recall it.

    Warren Commission (10 of 26): Hearings Vol. X (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • (Light outside and first border and foots change to amber) Carlos!

    The Ghost Breaker Paul Dickey
  • The soldier then resumed his seat, and Rollo and Carlos walked on slowly up the hall.

    Rollo in Switzerland Jacob Abbott
British Dictionary definitions for Carlos


Don. full name Carlos María Isidro de Borbón. 1788–1855, second son of Charles IV: pretender to the Spanish throne and leader of the Carlists.
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for Carlos

Spanish form of the Germanic masculine proper name that is represented in English by Charles.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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