Bonaparte

biographical name
Bo·​na·​parte | \ ˈbō-nə-ˌpärt How to pronounce Bonaparte (audio) \
variants: Italian Buonaparte \ ˌbwȯ-​nə-​ˈpär-​tē How to pronounce Buonaparte (audio) \

Definition of Bonaparte

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

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