- the nickname of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I
See Frederick Barbarossa
- real name Khair ed-Din. c. 1465–1546, Turkish pirate and admiral: conquered Tunis for the Ottomans (1534)
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
Bar•ba•ros•sa (bär′bə ros′ə),USA pronunciation n.
- BiographicalFrederick. See Frederick I (def. 1).
- Militarythe planning and operational code name the Germans gave to their invasion of the Soviet Union (June 22, 1941).
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Barbarossa /ˌbɑːbəˈrɒsə/ n
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