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Lothair I

[loh-thair, -tair] /loʊˈθɛər, -ˈtɛər/
noun
1.
a.d. 795?–855, king of Germany 840–843; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 840–855 (son of Louis I).

Lothair II

noun
1.
("the Saxon") c1070–1137, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire and king of the Germans 1125–37.
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  • "There is no doubt they are very serious times," said lothair.

    Lothair Benjamin Disraeli
  • lothair Croffin was changed into Tara at the time of the wedding.

  • But lothair, even in its corrected form—and the first edition is a miracle of laxity—is curiously incorrect.

  • Was it not Dick who had told her that anecdote about the queen, or was it lothair?

    Not Like Other Girls Rosa N. Carey
  • In recovered health of mind and body, lothair returns to England, where he finds the world as he had left it.

    The Earl of Beaconsfield James Anthony Froude
  • lothair and Endymion were partly written to replenish his empty exchequer.

    Modernities Horace Barnett Samuel
  • My reading was less p. 11one-sided than my politics, and my republicanism was tempered by an unwavering worship of “lothair.”

    The Fall of Prince Florestan of Monaco Charles Wentworth Dilke
  • Such were the curious Victorian nuggets Spondulix and lothair.

    Getting Gold J. C. F. Johnson
  • The threshold was passed, and lothair found himself for the first time alone in Rome.

    Lothair Benjamin Disraeli
  • lothair then seems to have conceived the design of recovering Lorraine.

British Dictionary definitions for lothair

Lothair I

/ləʊˈθɛə/
noun
1.
?795–855 ad, Frankish ruler and Holy Roman Emperor (823–30, 833–34, 840–55); son of Louis I, whom he twice deposed from the throne

Lothair II

noun
1.
called the Saxon. ?1070–1137, German king (1125–37) and Holy Roman Emperor (1133–37). He was elected German king over the hereditary Hohenstaufen claimant
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