Napoleonic
adjective see Napoléon I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Napoleonic — Na*po le*on ic, a. Of or pertaining to Napoleon I., or his family; resembling, or having the qualities of, Napoleon I. Lowell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Napoleonic — [nə pō΄lē än′ik] adj. of, characteristic of, or like Napoleon I, his campaigns, period, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Napoleonic — adj. of, relating to, or characteristic of Napoleon I or his time. * * * Napoleonically, adv. /neuh poh lee on ik/, adj. pertaining to, resembling, or suggestive of Napoleon I, or, less often, Napoleon III, or their dynasty: the Napoleonic era; a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Napoleonic — Napoleonically, adv. /neuh poh lee on ik/, adj. 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. [1860 65; NAPOLEON + IC] * * …   Universalium

  • Napoleonic — adj. Napoleonic is used with these nouns: ↑era …   Collocations dictionary

  • Napoleonic —    , WATERLOO    Calling someone Napoleonic might refer to Napoleon s short and stocky build, his excessive and greedy loyalty to family, to the desire for power at any cost, or to overweening ambitions. Or it might refer to Napoleon s hair style …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • Napoleonic — adjective Of or pertaining to ; as, the …   Wiktionary

  • napoleònic — na|po|le|ò|nic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • Napoleonic — adj. pertaining to Napoleon, pertaining to the time of Napoleon (French emperor) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Napoleonic — [nəpəʊlɪ ɒnɪk] adjective relating to or characteristic of the French emperor Napoleon I or his time …   English new terms dictionary

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