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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. 2018.
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  • Not that it was necessary, for Charmion and Carlos knew what was in his mind.

  • "Carlos Inverness and party," announced the guard from the doorway.

    The Death-Traps of FX-31 Sewell Peaslee Wright
  • Carlos and his son Ferdinand were engaged in an unseemly quarrel.

    A Short History of Spain Mary Platt Parmele
  • It was Romance; you have no idea what it meant to me to talk to Carlos Riego.

    Romance Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • I could feel Carlos' eyes upon us, looking out of the thick darkness.

    Romance Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
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.
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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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