Wenceslaus, Saint
Wenceslaus, Saint
The patron saint of Bohemia, murdered by his brother c. 929

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  • Wenceslaus — /wen sis laws /, n. 1. Also, Wenceslas. 1361 1419, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1378 1400; as Wenceslaus IV, king of Bohemia 1378 1419. 2. Saint ( Good King Wenceslaus ), A.D. 903? c935, duke of Bohemia 928 935. German, Wenzel. * * * …   Universalium

  • Wenceslaus — Wen•ces•laus [[t]ˈwɛn sɪsˌlɔs[/t]] n. 1) big 1361–1419, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1378–1400; as Wenceslaus IV, king of Bohemia 1378–1419 2) anh big Saint (“Good King Wenceslaus”), a.d. 903?–c935, duke of Bohemia 928–935 German, Wenzel …   From formal English to slang

  • Wenceslaus — /wen sis laws /, n. 1. Also, Wenceslas. 1361 1419, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1378 1400; as Wenceslaus IV, king of Bohemia 1378 1419. 2. Saint ( Good King Wenceslaus ), A.D. 903? c935, duke of Bohemia 928 935. German, Wenzel …   Useful english dictionary

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