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Frederick the Great

noun
1.
Frederick II (def 2).

Frederick II

noun
1.
Frederick I (def 2).
2.
("Frederick the Great") 1712–86, king of Prussia 1740–86 (son of Frederick William I).
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Frederick the Great

noun
1.
official title Frederick II. 1712–86, king of Prussia (1740–86); son of Frederick William I. He gained Silesia during the War of Austrian Succession (1740–48) and his military genius during the Seven Years' War (1756–63) established Prussia as a European power. He was also a noted patron of the arts

Frederick II

noun
1.
1194–1250, Holy Roman Emperor (1220–50), king of Germany (1212–50), and king of Sicily (1198–1250)
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