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Chlodwig

[kloht-vikh] /ˈkloʊt vɪx/
noun
1.
German name of Clovis I.
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  • The emperor was fortunate in securing as his successor Prince Chlodwig von Hohenlohe.

  • In the year 500, Chlodwig defeated the Burgundians and for a time rendered them tributary to him.

    A History of Germany Bayard Taylor
  • Sigbert seems to have inherited the abilities, without the vices, of his grandfather Chlodwig.

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  • During the lifetime of Chlodwig and for some years after his death the rule of Balthild seems to have been comparatively peaceful.

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  • The Franks, at this time, were firmly established in Gaul, under the dynasty founded by Chlodwig.

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  • Chlodwig and 3,000 of his followers were soon afterwards baptized in the cathedral at Rheims, by the bishop Remigius.

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  • Its history, from the beginning, is well illustrated by a tradition current among the people, concerning the mother of Chlodwig.

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British Dictionary definitions for Chlodwig

Chlodwig

/ˈkloːtvɪç/
noun
1.
the German name for Clovis I
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