Barbarossa

[ bahr-buh-ros-uh ]
/ ˌbɑr bəˈrɒs ə /

noun

Frederick. Frederick I(def 1).
the planning and operational code name the Germans gave to their invasion of the Soviet Union (June 22, 1941).

Definition for barbarossa (2 of 3)

Barbarossa I

noun

Aruj, died 1518, Barbary pirate, born in Greece.

Definition for barbarossa (3 of 3)

Barbarossa II

noun

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

noun

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