UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/tʃɑːlz/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(chärlz)

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Charles  (chärlz),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Biographical(Prince of Edinburgh and of Wales) born 1948, heir apparent to the throne of Great Britain (son of Elizabeth II).
  2. BiographicalRay (Ray Charles Robinson), born 1930, U.S. blues singer and pianist.
  3. Place NamesCape, a cape in E Virginia, N of the entrance to the Chesapeake Bay.
  4. Place Namesa river in E Massachusetts, flowing between Boston and Cambridge into the Atlantic. 47 mi. (75 km) long.
  5. a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning "man.''

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Charles /tʃɑːlz/ n
  1. Prince of Wales. born 1948, son of Elizabeth II; heir apparent to the throne of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. He married (1981) Lady Diana Spencer; they separated in 1992 and were divorced in 1996; their son, Prince William of Wales, was born in 1982 and their second son, Prince Henry, in 1984; married (2005) Camilla Parker Bowles
  2. Ray real name Ray Charles Robinson. 1930–2004, US singer, pianist, and songwriter, whose work spans jazz, blues, gospel, pop, and country music
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