Louis Napoleon

[ loo-ee, loo-is; French lwee ]
/ ˈlu i, ˈlu ɪs; French lwi /

noun

Definition for louis napoleon (2 of 3)

Napoleon
[ nuh-poh-lee-uh n, -pohl-yuh n ]
/ nəˈpoʊ li ən, -ˈpoʊl yən /

noun

Louis [loo-ee; French lwee] /ˈlu i; French lwi/. Napoleon III.
a male given name.

Definition for louis napoleon (3 of 3)

Napoleon III

noun

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)

Louis Napoleon

noun

the original name of Napoleon III

British Dictionary definitions for louis napoleon (2 of 3)

napoleon
/ (nəˈpəʊlɪən) /

noun

a former French gold coin worth 20 francs bearing a portrait of either Napoleon I or Napoleon III
cards the full name for nap 3 (def. 1)
the US name for millefeuille

Word Origin for napoleon

C19: from French napoléon, after Napoleon I

British Dictionary definitions for louis napoleon (3 of 3)

Napoleon III

noun

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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