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Charles III

noun
1.
Charles II (def 2).
2.
("Charles the Simple") a.d. 879–929, king of France 898–923.
3.
Charles VI (def 2).
4.
1716–1788, king of Spain 1759–88; as Charles IV, king of Naples 1734–59.
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  • Charles III favored the project, and it was at once undertaken.

    A History of Spain Charles E. Chapman
  • Charles III was a man of very simple tastes, an enemy of the theatre and of music, but passionately devoted to hunting.

    A History of Spain Charles E. Chapman
British Dictionary definitions for Charles III

Charles III

noun
1.
known as Charles the Fat. 839–888 ad, Holy Roman Emperor (881–887) and, as Charles II, king of France (884–887). He briefly reunited the empire of Charlemagne
2.
1716–88, king of Spain (1759–88), who curbed the power of the Church and tried to modernize his country
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