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Napoleon Bonaparte (sense 1)

Etymology

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From French Napoléon, from Italian Napoleone, name of an early saint, of uncertain origin; possibly from the Germanic clan name Nibelung. By folk etymology explained as Napoli (Naples) + leone (lion).

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Napoleon

  1. Napoleon Bonaparte (1769–1821), a French military commander and political leader.
    Alternative form: Napoléon
  2. A male given name from Italian sometimes given in honor of the French emperor.
  3. A village in Silesia, Poland.
  4. A number of places in the United States:
    1. A ghost town in Arkansas.
    2. A town in Indiana.
    3. An unincorporated community in Kentucky.
    4. A township and census-designated place therein, in Jackson County, Michigan.
    5. An unincorporated community in Mississippi.
    6. A city in Missouri.
    7. A city, the county seat of Logan County, North Dakota.
    8. A city, the county seat of Henry County, Ohio.
    9. A township in Henry County, Ohio.

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Noun

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Napoleon (plural Napoleons)

  1. Alternative form of napoleon
    • 1893, Arthur Conan Doyle, The Final Problem:
      He [Professor Moriarty] is the Napoleon of crime, Watson.
    • 2011, Robert Morgan, Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion:
      Always an eloquent speaker, Polk became known as the Napoleon of the stump.
    • 1896, J.S. Ogilvie, “A Biographical Sketch of William McKinley.”, in The Life and Speeches of William McKinley.:
      He [William McKinley] has been called the Napoleon of protection, as other men have been called Napoleons of finance.

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Napoleon

  1. a male given name

Czech

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French Napoléon.

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  • IPA(key): [ˈnapolɛon]
  • Rhymes: -ɛon
  • Hyphenation: Na‧po‧leon

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Napoleon m anim (related adjective Napoleonův)

  1. A male given name in French, Napoléon, usually referring to Napoleon Bonaparte
  2. a person behaving like Napoleon Bonaparte
    • 2017, Zdeněk Svěrák, “Dubnová povídka”, in Nové povídky[1], Fragment, →ISBN, page 76:
      Podívejte se, pane Plíšek, Hitleři a Napoleoni jsou pořád v kurzu. To je v psychiatrii takovej folklor.
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)

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Further reading

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  • Napoleon in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • Napoleon in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French Napoléon.

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  • IPA(key): /naːˈpoː.leː.ɔn/, /naːˈpoː.li.ɔn/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: Na‧po‧le‧on

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Napoleon m

  1. Napoleon Bonaparte
  2. Louis Bonaparte (generally called "Lodewijk Napoleon")

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Faroese

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Etymology

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From French Napoléon, from Italian Napoleone, name of an early saint, of uncertain origin.

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  • IPA(key): /naˈpʰoː.lɪ.ɔn/

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Napoleon m

  1. a male given name

Usage notes

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Patronymics [2]

  • son of Napoleon: Napoleonsson
  • daughter of Napoleon: Napoleonsdóttir

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Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Napoleon
Accusative Napoleon
Dative Napoleoni
Genitive Napoleons

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German

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˌnaˈpoːleɔn/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: Na‧po‧le‧on

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Napoleon m (proper noun, strong, genitive Napoleons)

  1. (history) Napoleon Bonaparte

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Polish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French Napoléon, from Italian Napoleone.

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Napoleon m pers

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Napoleon
  2. Napoleon Bonaparte

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