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[boh-nuh-pahr-tist] /ˈboʊ nəˌpɑr tɪst/
an adherent of the Bonapartes or their policies.
Origin of Bonapartist
1805-15; earlier Buonapartist. See Bonaparte, -ist
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Bonapartism, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • But Boule de Suif was indignant, for she was an ardent Bonapartist.

  • Is all the generosity to be on the side of this Bonapartist?

    White Lies Charles Reade
  • The Spaniards were divided in their allegiance, and a Bonapartist party was formed in the heart of the country.

    Louis Philippe John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
  • Thiers, a Bonapartist, says that Napoleon's power was based on his virtue and genius.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • But Boule de Suif fired up at this for she was a Bonapartist.

  • For some days a Bonapartist movement had been vaguely spoken of.

  • My father was a Bonapartist, and at the time of his marriage held a high rank in the army.

    Adle Dubois Mrs. William T. Savage
  • The spirit of the army and of the people were Bonapartist to the core.

    The Bronze Eagle Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  • It was a Bonapartist plot, of that he felt sure, as well as of the fact that Victor de Marmont was the originator of it all.

    The Bronze Eagle Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  • Not a single officer of eminence was as yet included in the Bonapartist band.

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