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Charles X

noun
1.
(Charles Gustavus) 1622–60, king of Sweden 1654–60.
2.
1757–1836, king of France 1824–30.
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  • It was at Rambouillet that Charles X passed those solemn last days before the abdication.

    Royal Palaces and Parks of France Milburg Francisco Mansfield
  • For blindness he is only to be compared with Charles X, his favourite king.

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  • Charles X also changed the bedding somewhat, and moved in during his reign.

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  • Down with Charles X, Polignac, and the whole clique of them!

  • Charles X became king in 1654, and his brilliant but disastrous military ventures reduced his country to a third-rate power.

    The Colonization of North America Herbert Eugene Bolton
  • In the later twenties he knew, as many did, that Charles X was moving towards the abyss into which he had seen so many plunge.

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  • Owing to certain evidences of internal discontent, the government of Charles X was developing liberal proclivities.

  • Charles X had withdrawn his inspired ordinances at three oclock that afternoon, but it was too late.

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  • The pious and narrow-minded Charles X was in the hands of the Clerical party.

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  • Nicholas was deeply angered when his friend Charles X of France was expelled.

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British Dictionary definitions for Charles X

Charles X

noun
1.
title of Charles Gustavus. 1622–60, king of Sweden, who warred with Poland and Denmark in an attempt to create a unified Baltic state
2.
1757–1836, king of France (1824–30): his attempt to restore absolutism led to his enforced exile
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