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Definition of Clovis

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family name; male first name; city which is an eastern suburb of Fresno (California, USA); city in eastern New Mexico (USA); Clovis I (466-511), king of the Franks (481-511) who united Gaul and set up his capital at Paris; Clovis II, king of the Franks (637-655); Clovis III, king of the Franks (691-695)
of or describing prehistoric human North American culture characterized by leaf-shaped flint points that were used as parts of hunting weapons
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Clovis may refer to:

  • Clovis (given name), the early medieval (Frankish) form of the name Louis.
    • Clovis I (c. 466 – 511), the first king of the Franks to unite all the Frankish tribes under one ruler
    • Clovis II (637 – c. 658), king of Neustria and Burgundy
    • Clovis III (reigned 675–676), king of Austrasia
    • Clovis IV (682–695), sole king of the Franks from 691 until 695
    • Clovis (died 580), son of Chilperic I and Audovera, assassinated by his father and stepmother

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1. 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)
(synonym) Clovis I
(hypernym) king, male monarch