leon rothschild

Rothschild

[rawth-chahyld, rawths-, roth-, roths-; German roht-shilt]
noun
1.
Lionel Nathan, Baron de ("Lord Natty") 1809–79, English banker: first Jewish member of Parliament (son of Nathan Meyer Rothschild).
2.
Mayer [mahy-er, mey-er; German mahy-uhr] , or Meyer [mahy-er; German mahy-uhr] , Amschel [am-shuhl; German ahm-shuhl] , or Anselm [an-selm; German ahn-zelm] , 1743–1812, German banker: founder of the Rothschild family and international banking firm.
3.
his son, Nathan Meyer, Baron de, 1777–1836, English banker, born in Germany.
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Rothschild (ˈrɒθtʃaɪld, ˈrɒθs-)
 
n
1.  Lionel Nathan, Baron de Rothschild. 1809--79, British banker and first Jewish member of Parliament
2.  his grandfather Meyer Amschel (ˈmaiər ˈamʃəl). 1743--1812, German financier and founder of the Rothschild banking firm
3.  his son, Nathan Meyer, Baron de Rothschild. 1777--1836, British banker, born in Germany

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Rothschild
"rich person," 1833, in ref. to the international banking family descended from Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1744-1812) of Frankfurt.
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