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Dictionary Definition

Clovis n : king of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchy; his name was rendered as Gallic `Louis' (466-511) [syn: Clovis I]

Extensive Definition

Clovis may refer to:
In geography:
In royalty:
  • Clovis I, the first king of the Franks to unite that entire nation
  • Clovis II, king of Neustria and Burgundy
  • Clovis III, the king of Austrasia from 675 to 676
  • Clovis IV, the sole king of the Franks from 691 until his death
In archaeology:
  • Clovis culture, the Paleo Indian culture of North America that first appears in the archaeological record of North America
  • Clovis point, the oldest flint tools associated with the North American Clovis culture
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clovis in Bulgarian: Хлодвиг
clovis in German: Clovis
clovis in French: Clovis (homonymie)
clovis in Korean: 클로비스
clovis in Hebrew: קלוביס
clovis in Dutch: Clovis
clovis in Japanese: クローヴィス
clovis in Polish: Clovis
clovis in Portuguese: Clóvis
clovis in Romanian: Clovis (dezambiguizare)
clovis in Finnish: Clovis
clovis in Swedish: Klodvig
clovis in Volapük: Clovis
clovis in Chinese: 克洛维
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