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Theodoric

[thee-od-uh-rik]
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noun
  1. a.d. 454?–526, king of the Ostrogoths and founder of the Ostrogothic monarchy in Italy: ruler of Italy 493–526.
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Examples from the Web for theodoric

Historical Examples

  • Theodoric, the Visigoth king, was killed on the battlefield.

    A Short History of Spain

    Mary Platt Parmele

  • Once more Theodoric clove her in twain; once more the severed parts united.

    Theodoric the Goth

    Thomas Hodgkin

  • But, moreover, I think not to fall by the hand of Theodoric.

    Theodoric the Goth

    Thomas Hodgkin

  • The size of Theodoric's body was equalled by the qualities of his mind.

    Theodoric the Goth

    Thomas Hodgkin

  • But Theodoric in his rage refused to touch the bowl that Witig was to drink from.

    Theodoric the Goth

    Thomas Hodgkin


British Dictionary definitions for theodoric

Theodoric

Theoderic

noun
  1. called the Great. ?454–526 ad, king of the Ostrogoths and founder of the Ostrogothic kingdom in Italy after his murder of Odoacer (493)
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