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Lothair I

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

Historical Examples

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

    The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882

    Joseph Wild

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

  • Lothair and Endymion were partly written to replenish his empty exchequer.

    Modernities

    Horace Barnett Samuel

  • Such were the curious Victorian nuggets Spondulix and Lothair.

    Getting Gold

    J. C. F. Johnson

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


British Dictionary definitions for lothair

Lothair I

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
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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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