Napier

biographical name (1)
Na·​pier | \ ˈnā-pē-ər How to pronounce Napier (audio) , -ˌpir; nə-ˈpir \

Definition of Napier

 (Entry 1 of 4)

Sir Charles James 1782–1853 British general

Napier

biographical name (2)
\ ˈnā-pər How to pronounce Napier (audio) \
variants: or Neper

Definition of Napier (Entry 2 of 4)

John 1550–1617 Laird of Merchiston \ ˈmər-​kə-​stən How to pronounce Napier (audio) \ Scottish mathematician

Napier

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Definition of Napier (Entry 3 of 4)

Robert Cornelis 1810–1890 1st Baron Napier of Magdala \ ˈmag-​də-​lə How to pronounce Napier (audio) \ British field marshal

Napier

geographical name
Na·​pi·​er | \ ˈnā-pē-ər How to pronounce Napier (audio) \

Definition of Napier (Entry 4 of 4)

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

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“Napier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Napier. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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