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Frederick the Great

noun
  1. Frederick II(def 2).
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Frederick II

noun
  1. Frederick I(def 2).
  2. Frederick the Great, 1712–86, king of Prussia 1740–86 (son of Frederick William I).
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Frederick the Great

noun
  1. official title Frederick II . 1712–86, king of Prussia (1740–86); son of Frederick William I. He gained Silesia during the War of Austrian Succession (1740–48) and his military genius during the Seven Years' War (1756–63) established Prussia as a European power. He was also a noted patron of the arts
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Frederick II

noun
  1. 1194–1250, Holy Roman Emperor (1220–50), king of Germany (1212–50), and king of Sicily (1198–1250)
  2. See Frederick the Great
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