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Catherine de Médicis

[katuh-reen duh mey-dee-sees]
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noun
  1. Caterina de' Medici, 1518–89, queen of Henry II of France (mother of Francis II, Charles IX, and Henry III).
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Also Cath·er·ine de' Med·i·ci [kath-rin duh med-i-chee, mey-di-, dey, kath-er-in] /ˈkæθ rɪn də ˈmɛd ɪ tʃi, ˈmeɪ dɪ-, deɪ, ˈkæθ ər ɪn/, Catherine de Medici.
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Catherine de' Medici

Catherine de Mdicis

noun
  1. 1519–89, queen of Henry II of France; mother of Francis II, Charles IX, and Henry III of France; regent of France (1560–74). She was largely responsible for the massacre of Protestants on Saint Bartholomew's Day (1572)
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