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.
- adj. Of or pertaining to Napoleon Bonaparte; as, the Napoleonic Wars.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to Napoleon I., or his family; resembling, or having the qualities of, Napoleon I.
- adj. of or relating to or like Napoleon Bonaparte
- From Napoleon and -ic. (Wiktionary)
“(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)”
“An eminently readable series set in Napoleonic times.”
“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.”
“Brunswick, duke of, Friedrich Wilhelm, officer in Napoleonic Wars”
“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.”
“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 so-called Napoleonic Code remains the foundation of law in the state of Louisiana.)”
“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?”
“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 ...”
“Russia participated in the Peace Conference at the end of the great World War which we usually call the Napoleonic War.”
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