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Charles

[chahrlz; for 2 also French sharl] /tʃɑrlz; for 2 also French ʃarl/
noun
1.
(Prince of Edinburgh and of Wales) born 1948, heir apparent to the throne of Great Britain (son of Elizabeth II).
2.
Jacques Alexandre César [ah-lek-sahn-druh sey-zahr] /ɑ lɛk sɑ̃ drə seɪˈzɑr/ (Show IPA), 1746–1823, French physicist and inventor.
3.
Ray (Ray Charles Robinson) 1930–2004, U.S. blues singer and pianist.
4.
Cape, a cape in E Virginia, N of the entrance to the Chesapeake Bay.
5.
a river in E Massachusetts, flowing between Boston and Cambridge into the Atlantic. 47 miles (75 km) long.
6.
a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “man.”.
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British Dictionary definitions for jacques a.c. charles

Charles

/tʃɑːlz/
noun
1.
Prince of Wales. born 1948, son of Elizabeth II; heir apparent to the throne of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. He married (1981) Lady Diana Spencer; they separated in 1992 and were divorced in 1996; their son, Prince William of Wales, was born in 1982 and their second son, Prince Henry, in 1984; married (2005) Camilla Parker Bowles
2.
Ray real name Ray Charles Robinson. 1930–2004, US singer, pianist, and songwriter, whose work spans jazz, blues, gospel, pop, and country music
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Word Origin and History for jacques a.c. charles

Charles

masc. proper name, from French Charles, from Medieval Latin Carolus, from Middle High German Karl, literally "man, husband" (see carl).

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jacques a.c. charles in Science
Charles
  (chärlz)   
French physicist and inventor who formulated Charles's law in 1787. In 1783 he became the first person to use hydrogen in balloons for flight.
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