Napoleonic

[ nuh-poh-lee-on-ik ]
/ nəˌpoʊ liˈɒn ɪk /

adjective

pertaining to, resembling, or suggestive of Napoleon I, or, less often, Napoleon III, or their dynasty: the Napoleonic era; a Napoleonic attitude toward one's employees.

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Origin of Napoleonic

First recorded in 1860–65; Napoleon + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM Napoleonic

Na·po·le·on·i·cal·ly, adverbpost-Na·po·le·on·ic, adjectivepre-Na·po·le·on·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for napoleonic

Napoleonic
/ (nəˌpəʊlɪˈɒnɪk) /

adjective

relating to or characteristic of Napoleon I or his era
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