Barbarossa

[ bahr-buh-ros-uh ]
/ ˌbɑr bəˈrɒs ə /

noun

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

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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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