Meaning of Carolingian
Pronunciation: (kar"u-lin'jē-un), [key]
- of or pertaining to the Frankish dynasty that reigned in France a.d. 751–987, first under Charlemagne, and in Germany until a.d. 911.
- pertaining to or designating the arts, script, or culture of the Carolingian period, chiefly characterized by a revival of the forms of classical antiquity modified by ecclesiastical requirements: Carolingian renaissance.
- a member of the Carolingian dynasty. Abbr.: Carol.
- carolingian (Thesaurus)