Napier

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biographical name Na·pier \ˈnā-pē-ər, -ˌpir; nə-ˈpir\

Definition of Napier

  1. Sir Charles James 1782–1853 British general


Napier

biographical name Na·pier \ˈnā-pər\
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Neper

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Definition of Napier

  1. John 1550–1617 Laird of Mer*chis*ton play \ˈmər-kə-stən\ Scottish mathematician


Napier

biographical name Na·pier

Definition of Napier

  1. Robert Cornelis 1810–1890 1st Baron Napier of Mag*da*la play \ˈmag-də-lə\ British field marshal


Napier

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geographical name Na·pi·er \ˈnā-pē-ər\

Definition of Napier

  1. city on Hawke Bay in the eastern part of the North Island, New Zealand population 59,600


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