Bonaparte

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biographical name Bo·na·parte \ˈbō-nə-ˌpärt\
variants: Italian

Buonaparte

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Definition of Bonaparte

  1. Corsican family including Na*po*léon I play \nə-ˈpōl-yən, -ˈpō-lē-ən\ (q.v.) and his brothers: Joseph 1768–1844 king of Naples and Spain; Lucien 1775–1840 prince of Ca*ni*noplay \kə-ˈnē-(ˌ)nō\ ; Louis 1778–1846 father of Napoléon III king of Holland; Jérôme 1784–1860 king of Westphalia

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