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Line breaks: Bona|parte
Pronunciation: /ˈbəʊnəpɑːt
, bɔnapaʀt/
(Italian Buonaparte)

Definition of Bonaparte in English:

A Corsican family including the three French rulers named Napoleon.



Example sentences
  • Compared to that, Bonapartism in Russia - autocracy supported by carefully managed one-party democracy - would be almost welcome.
  • He was long suspected, and not without reason, of latent Bonapartism, and, later in his career, of hoping to become an English Mussolini.
  • If the working class fails to create a revolutionary party and overthrow the state, then the transition to fascism and Bonapartism becomes inevitable.


noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • Some were Bonapartist with Bonaparte, others royalist under the Restoration.
  • Danglars and Ferdinand wrote a letter accusing Edmond of carrying a letter from Elba to the Bonapartist committee in Paris.
  • Both intended their success to strengthen the political order: to perpetuate Bonapartist rule, and that of the Prussian crown and nobility respectively.

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