Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Carlos, Don Count of Molina. 1788-1855. Spanish pretender to the throne who claimed the title (1833) when his brother Ferdinand VII's daughter Isabella II inherited the crown because of Ferdinand's abrogation (1830) of the ancient Salic law prohibiting women from succeeding to the throne. Don Carlos waged an unsuccessful civil war until 1840. His claim was later revived by his heirs in 1860, 1869, and 1872.

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  • proper n. A male given name of Spanish and Portuguese origin. English equivalent: Charles.

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  • n. Venezuelan master terrorist raised by a Marxist-Leninist father; trained and worked with many terrorist groups (born in 1949)

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Examples

  • CARLOS *** 1/2 out of **** -- I initially gave Carlos a more subdued three stars out of four.

    Michael Giltz: Cannes 2010 Day Eight and Nine: Carlos Is Caught

  • Venezuela's Hugo Chavez convokes Fifth International; vindicates 'Carlos the Jackal' yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Venezuela\'s Hugo Chavez convokes Fifth International; vindicates \'Carlos the Jackal\' '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' Article: During a meeting with delegates attending an \'International Meeting of Parties of the Left\ 'in Caracas, President Chavez took a bold but measured step in convoking The Fifth International on grounds that it is not enough to mouth the current left-wing dominant slogan: a "better world is possible ... it is possible and necessary."'

    Venezuela's Hugo Chavez convokes Fifth International; vindicates 'Carlos the Jackal'

  • The fatal flaw in "Carlos" is its preoccupation with events over story.

    TV Preview: Sundance Channel's 5 1/2-hour biopic 'Carlos'

  • Mr. Marin, who also went by the name Carlos Lopez , was also charged with endangering the welfare of a child, Mr. Brown said.

    Bus Crackdown Snares Drivers

  • PARIS—Ilitch Ramírez Sánchez, better known under his alias Carlos the Jackal, is set to go on trial before a special French criminal court on Monday for allegedly masterminding a series of terrorist acts in France nearly three decades ago.

    Carlos the Jackal Faces New French Trial

  • In the letter, dated November 24, 2009, Muhammad said he targeted Levy's house after researching Jewish leaders in Little Rock, Nashville, Tenn., and his hometown of Memphis, where he was born by the name Carlos Bledsoe.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Carlos Tevez demands full apology from Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini in an effort to clear his name Carlos Tévez will return to Manchester City on Thursday demanding an apology and retraction from Roberto Mancini as he continues to fight the manager's allegation that he refused to play as a substitute against Bayern Munich last month.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The LA Unified school board on Tuesday approved the name "Carlos Santana Arts Academy" for what has been called Valley Region Elementary School No. 12 in the San Fernando Valley.

    The Seattle Times

  • The L.A. Unified school board has approved the name "Carlos Santana Arts Academy" for what has been Valley Region Elementary School No. 12 in the San Fernando Valley.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • "Carlos" is the product of some big ambition and a relatively small budget.

    For Edgar Ramirez, challenge of playing Carlos the Jackal was making him human

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