Definitions

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  • n. A supporter of the dynasty of the Napoleons.

Etymologies

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Napoleon +‎ -ist

Examples

  • The principal character in _The Stepmother_ is a Napoleonist general typical of many who must have lived in the first half of the nineteenth century.

    Introduction to the Dramas of Balzac

  • This place is situated on the Tarne, which divides it from Marsac, where were a body of French troops; but, as they seldom came to visit us, we seldom encroached upon them, for the Napoleonist officers were brutally sulky and so uncivil, John Bull could not put up with it with impunity.

    The Autobiography of Liuetenant-General Sir Harry Smith, Baronet of Aliwal on the Sutlej, G. C. B.

  • She longed to convert the unfortunate republican to Napoleonist ideas; but she did not know how to accomplish this in a discreet manner.

    The Fortune of the Rougons

  • There was a fourth party -- the Imperial or Napoleonist.

    Louis Philippe Makers of History Series

  • There was something so strongly characteristic of the old Napoleonist in the tone of his narrative that I listened throughout with breathless attention.

    Charles O'Malley — Volume 2

  • Carlist or Napoleonist interest, aided by foreign intervention, would shake the throne of Louis Philippe, while taxation and conscription would very soon disgust the French with a war in which he did not anticipate the possibility of their gaining any military successes.

    The Greville Memoirs (Second Part) A Journal of the Reign of Queen Victoria from 1837 to 1852 (Volume 1 of 3)

  • Rafin, former Grand-Vicar of Alais, and of Baroness Arnaud-Wurmeser (for the abbe administered the estate of Aureillac in his own name and that of the baroness), galloped into the village of Arpaillargues, which was almost entirely Protestant and consequently Napoleonist, announcing that the miquelets (for after one hundred and ten years the old name given to the royal troops was revived) were on the way from Montarem, pillaging houses, murdering magistrates, outraging women, and then throwing them out of the windows.

    Massacres of the South (1551-1815) Celebrated Crimes

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