Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Napoleon Bonaparte; as, the Napoleonic Wars.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Napoleon I., or his family; resembling, or having the qualities of, Napoleon I.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of either of the emperors Napoleon (Napoleon I. (Bonaparte), born 1768 or 1769, died 1821, and Napoleon III., born 1808, died 1873), or their dynasty.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or like Napoleon Bonaparte

Etymologies

From Napoleon and -ic. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • (Mother Russia: Steven tells a story of the First Doctor in Napoleonic times) (Helicon Prime: Jamie and the Second Doctor on holiday, solve a mystery) (Old Soldiers: Brigadier recounts a German adventure with the Third Doctor) (The Catalyst: Leela and the Fourth Doctor in Edwardian times)

    Four Eighth Doctor audios

  • An eminently readable series set in Napoleonic times.

    July « 2008 « I Can’t Stop Reading!

  • Let us hope that someone might have the good idea of raising such a force by asking for volunteers along the lines of the Territorial Army and embodying such volunteers into a force which bears the proud and ancient title of "The Militia", redolent of measures taken in Napoleonic times to defend our Nation against foreign enemies.

    New Home Service Force

  • Brunswick, duke of, Friedrich Wilhelm, officer in Napoleonic Wars

    Subject Index Page 13

  • And what a hat it was: black and dusky pink velvet, in a pleated shape she called Napoleonic, an elegant party confection, and it has to be said, attention-getting.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • They settled on the revised French code of 1804 the so-called Napoleonic Code mentioned in A Streetcar Named Desire, and adopted it in1825.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Senator Cornyn’s “Daily Question” for Judge Sotomayor:

  • (The so-called Napoleonic Code remains the foundation of law in the state of Louisiana.)

    Napoleon and America

  • CORLEY: So you're saying that in this case - because Louisiana's system of laws based on what's called Napoleonic Code instead of English Common Law or Case Law, that there is a difference on how the case was handled and how the judges ruled in this case?

    Defining "Flood," with Billions at Stake

  • How I learned to handle many of my basic hair-raisers and stomach-clutchers was a process sometimes referred to as Napoleonic Compensation -- because he was a short and slight fellow, ole Boney conquered most of his world to make up for it ...

    The Only Thing We Have to Fear is Fear Itself

  • Russia participated in the Peace Conference at the end of the great World War which we usually call the Napoleonic War.

    The Making Of The Peace

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