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Barbarossa

[bahr-buh-ros-uh]
noun
  1. Frederick. Frederick I(def 1).
  2. the planning and operational code name the Germans gave to their invasion of the Soviet Union (June 22, 1941).
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Barbarossa I

noun
  1. Aruj, died 1518, Barbary pirate, born in Greece.
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Barbarossa II

noun
  1. Khair ed-Din, c1466–1546, Barbary pirate, born in Greece (brother of Barbarossa I).
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Barbarossa

noun
  1. the nickname of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick ISee Frederick Barbarossa
  2. real name Khair ed-Din . c . 1465–1546, Turkish pirate and admiral: conquered Tunis for the Ottomans (1534)
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