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

  1. a city in W Oregon.

  2. a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “wellborn.”

Other definitions for Eugène (2 of 2)

[ œ-zhen ]

  1. Prince François Eugène de Savoie-Carignan, 1663–1736, Austrian general, born in France. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Eugene in a sentence

  • Eugene Miller, in a fine frenzy, threw himself into a chair beside Aristide.

  • Only you see how awkward it would be if Jack turned up in the middle of the wedding, like—like Eugene Aram.

    First Plays | A. A. Milne
  • The young girl was counseled by Eugene de Rastignac, who took it upon himself to see that she got married.

    Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
  • I hope Phebe will be "game" too, Eugene, for we can't go without her, and she doesn't love very long walks.'

    Robin Redbreast | Mary Louisa Molesworth
  • Eugene was soon rather done up, though he would not hear of Phebe's carrying him.

    Robin Redbreast | Mary Louisa Molesworth

British Dictionary definitions for Eugène


/ (French øʒɛn) /

  1. 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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