Definitions for napoleonnəˈpoʊ li ən, -ˈpoʊl yən

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Napoleon, Napoleon I, Napoleon Bonaparte, Bonaparte, Little Corporal(noun)

    French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)

  2. napoleon(noun)

    a rectangular piece of pastry with thin flaky layers and filled with custard cream

  3. Napoleon, nap(noun)

    a card game similar to whist; usually played for stakes

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  1. Napoleon(n.)

    a puff pastry confection, usually layered, with a filling of custard or cream, or sometimes jelly.

  2. Napoleon(n.)

    A French gold coin of twenty francs, no longer minted or circulated. It bore the portrait of Napoleon I. or Napoleon III.

  3. Origin: [From the Emperor Napoleon 1.]

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  1. Napoleon(Noun)

    A twenty-franc gold coin, once used in France

  2. Napoleon(Noun)

    The foremost authority or leader in a given field

  3. Napoleon(Noun)

    The card game nap

  4. Napoleon(ProperNoun)

    Napoleon Bonaparte.

  5. Napoleon(ProperNoun)

    sometimes given in honor of the French emperor.

  6. napoleon(Noun)

    a gold coin worth twenty francs issued by Napoleon I; a twenty-franc coin

  7. Origin: Napoléon, from Napoleone, name of an early saint, of uncertain origin; possibly from the clan name Nibelung. By folk etymology explained as Napoli + leone.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Napoleon(noun)

    a French gold coin of twenty francs, or about $3.86

  2. Origin: [From the Emperor Napoleon 1.]

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  1. Napoleon

    Napoleon is a fictional character and the main antagonist in George Orwell's Animal Farm. While he is at first a common farm pig, he gets rid of Snowball, another pig which shares the power. He then takes advantage of the animals' uprising against their masters to eventually become the tyrannical "President of Animal Farm," which he turns into a dictatorship.


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