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Louis

biographical name Lou·is \ˈlü-ē, lü-ˈē\

Definition of LOUIS

name of 18 kings of France: especially I 778–840 (reigned 814–840); V (le Fainéant) 967–987 (reigned—last Carolingian—986–987); IX (Saint) 1214–1270 (reigned 1226–70); XI 1423–1483 (reigned 1461–83); XII 1462–1515 (reigned 1498–1515); XIII 1601–1643 (reigned 1610–43); XIV 1638–1715 (reigned 1643–1715); XV 1710–1774 (reigned 1715–74); XVI 1754–1793 (reigned 1774–92; guillotined); XVII 1785–1795 (nominally reigned 1793–95); XVIII 1755–1824 (reigned 1814–15; 1815–24)
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Louis

biographical name \ˈlü-əs\

Definition of LOUIS

Joe 1914–1981 originally Joseph Louis Barrow Am. boxer
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