[ loo-ee, loo-is; French lwee ]
/ ˈlu i, ˈlu ɪs; French lwi /
Definition for louis napoleon (2 of 3)
[ nuh-poh-lee-uh n, -pohl-yuh n ]
/ nəˈpoʊ li ən, -ˈpoʊl yən /
Louis [loo-ee; French lwee] /ˈlu i; French lwi/. Napoleon III.
a male given name.
Definition for louis napoleon (3 of 3)
Louis NapoleonCharles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, [loo-ee; French lwee] /ˈlu i; French lwi/1808–73, president of France 1848–52, emperor of France 1852–70 (nephew of Napoleon I).
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British Dictionary definitions for louis napoleon (1 of 3)
the original name of Napoleon III
British Dictionary definitions for louis napoleon (2 of 3)
/ (nəˈpəʊlɪən) /
Word Origin for napoleon
C19: from French napoléon, after Napoleon I
British Dictionary definitions for louis napoleon (3 of 3)
full name Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, known as Louis-Napoleon. 1808–73, Emperor of the French (1852–70); nephew of Napoleon I. He led two abortive Bonapartist risings (1836; 1840) and was elected president of the Second Republic (1848), establishing the Second Empire in 1852. Originally successful in foreign affairs, he was deposed after the disastrous Franco-Prussian War
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