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Bonaparte

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biographical name Bo·na·parte \ˈbō-nə-ˌpärt\

Definition of Bonaparte

  1. Corsican family including Na*po*léon I play \nə-ˈpōl-yən, -ˈpō-lē-ən\ (q.v. ) & his bros.: Joseph 1768–1844 king of Naples & Spain; Lucien 1775–1840 prince of Ca*ni*no play \kə-ˈnē-(ˌ)nō\ ; Louis 1778–1846 father of Napoléon III king of Holland; Jérôme 1784–1860 king of Westphalia



Variants of bonaparte

Italian

Buonaparte

play \ˌbwȯ-nə-ˈpär-tē\

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