Meaning of regicide

reg•i•cide

Pronunciation: (rej'u-sīd"), [key]
— n.
  1. the killing of a king.
  2. a person who kills a king or is responsible for his death, esp. one of the judges who condemned Charles I of England to death.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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