Louis XV

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noun

1710–74, king of France 1715–74 (great grandson of Louis XIV).
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Louis XV


noun

1710–74, king of France (1715–74); great-grandson of Louis XIV. He engaged France in a series of wars, esp the disastrous Seven Years' War (1756–63), which undermined the solvency and authority of the crown
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