Eugene

[yoo-jeen or for 2, yoo-jeen]
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noun

a city in W Oregon.
a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “wellborn.”

Eugène

[œ-zhen]

noun

PrinceFrançois Eugène de Savoie-Carignan, 1663–1736, Austrian general, born in France.

Eugenius I

or Eu·gene I

[yoo-jee-nee-uh s, -jeen-yuh s or yoo-jeen]

noun

Saint,died a.d. 657, pope 654–657.

Eugenius II

or Eugene II

noun

died a.d. 827, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 824–827.

Eugenius III

or Eugene III

noun

Bernardo Pignatelli or Paganelli, died 1153, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1145–53.

Eugenius IV

or Eugene IV

noun

Gabriele or Gabriel Condolmieri or Condulmer, 1383–1447, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1431–47.

Eugene I

noun

Eugene II

noun

Eugene III

noun

Eugene IV

noun

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Eugène

noun

Prince, title of François Eugène de Savoie-Carignan. 1663–1736, Austrian general, born in France: with Marlborough defeated the French at Blenheim (1704), Oudenaarde (1708), and Malplaquet (1709)
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Word Origin and History for eugene

Eugene

masc. proper name, from French Eugène, from Latin Eugenius, from Greek Eugenios, from eugenes "well-born" (see eugenics).

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