Code Napoléon


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Code Napoléon

(kɔd napɔleɔ̃)
n
(Law) the civil code of France, promulgated between 1804 and 1810, comprising the main body of French civil law. English name: Napoleonic Code

Code Na•po•lé•on

(kɔd na pɔ leɪˈɔ̃; Eng. ˈkoʊd nəˌpoʊ leɪˈɔ̃)
n.
the civil code of France, enacted in 1804. Also called Napoleonic Code.