Meaning of Rothschild

Roth•schild

Pronunciation: (rôth'chīld, rôths'-, roth-, roths'- Ger. rōt'shilt), [key]
— n.
  1. (“Lord Natty”), 1809–79, English banker: first Jewish member of Parliament (son of Nathan Meyer Rothschild).
  2. oror1743–1812, German banker: founder of the Rothschild family and international banking firm.
  3. his son,1777–1836, English banker, born in Germany.
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