carolingian carolingian  /ˌkɛ rə ˈlɪn dʒi ən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a member of the Carolingian dynasty
  2. (adj) of or relating to the Frankish dynasty founded by Charlemagne's father

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  • "The new Carolingian order," Lewis writes, "was religiously intolerant, intellectually impoverished, socially calcified, and economically primitive. Measured by these same vectors of religion, culture, class and prosperity, Abd al-Raman's...
    on Apr 23, 2008 By: David Levering Lewis Source: California Literary Review

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