Jé·rôme [juh-rohm; French zhey-rohm], /dʒəˈroʊm; French ʒeɪˈroʊm/, 1784–1860, king of Westphalia 1807 (brother of Napoleon I).
Jo·seph [joh-zuhf, -suhf; French zhaw-zef], /ˈdʒoʊ zəf, -səf; French ʒɔˈzɛf/, 1768–1844, king of Naples 1806–08; king of Spain 1808–13 (brother of Napoleon I).
Lou·is [loo-ee; French lwee; Dutch loo-ee], /ˈlu i; French lwi; Dutch luˈi/, 1778–1846, king of Holland 1806–10 (brother of Napoleon I).
Lou·is Na·po·lé·on [loo-ee nuh-poh-lee-uhn; French lwee na-paw-ley-awn]. /ˈlu i nəˈpoʊ li ən; French lwi na pɔ leɪˈɔ̃/. Napoleon III.
Lu·cien [loo-shuhn; French ly-syan], /ˈlu ʃən; French lüˈsyɛ̃/, 1775–1840, prince of Canino, a principality in Italy (brother of Napoleon I).
Napoléon. Napoleon I.
Napoléon. Napoleon II.
- Italian Buonaparte.
- Bo·na·par·te·an, adjective
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How to use Bonaparte in a sentence
This political disengagement paved the way for Bonaparte’s eventual coup.The French Revolution offers a critical lesson as the U.S. returns to normal | Christine Adams | May 7, 2021 | Washington Post
And nobody personifies the great man view of history better than Napoleon Bonaparte.
If you ever wondered where the American political ritual of baby kissing derived, Bonaparte may be the source.
It was Napoleon Bonaparte, more than 200 years ago, who quipped that an Army marches on its stomach.Supreme Group Probed Over No-Bid Contracts to Feed Troops in Afghanistan | Aram Roston | November 27, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
To open her chapter on the role that children play in marriage, Blyth quotes Napoleon Bonaparte.
Sweden excluded British goods, conformably to the continental system established by Bonaparte.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Thanks to Berthier's admirable system, Bonaparte was kept in touch with every part of his command.
To Berthier, if to any one, Bonaparte entrusted his secret designs, for he knew that he could do so in safety.
By the end of the campaign of 1796 he had proved that he was as great a chief of the staff as Bonaparte was a great commander.
Bonaparte invaded Venice pretending that the Venetians had illtreated the French.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
British Dictionary definitions for Bonaparte
See Napoleon I
Jérôme (ʒerom), brother of Napoleon I. 1784–1860, king of Westphalia (1807–13)
Joseph (ʒozɛf), brother of Napoleon I. 1768–1844, king of Naples (1806–08) and of Spain (1808–13)
Louis (lwi), brother of Napoleon I. 1778–1846, king of Holland (1806–10)
Lucien (lysjɛ̃), brother of Napoleon I. 1775–1840, prince of Canino
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