Bonapartist


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Bo·na·part·ist

 (bō′nə-pär′tĭst)
n.
A follower or supporter of Napoleon I and his policies and dynastic claims or of the Bonaparte family.

Bo′na·part′ism n.

Bo•na•part•ist

(ˈboʊ nəˌpɑr tɪst)

n.
1. an adherent of the Bonapartes or their policies.
adj.
2. of or pertaining to the Bonapartes or their policies.
[1805–15]
Bo′na•part`ism, n.
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Well, then, I should say, for instance," resumed Danglars, "that if after a voyage such as Dantes has just made, in which he touched at the Island of Elba, some one were to denounce him to the king's procureur as a Bonapartist agent" --
The honorable, the king's attorney, is informed by a friend of the throne and religion, that one Edmond Dantes, mate of the ship Pharaon, arrived this morning from Smyrna, after having touched at Naples and Porto-Ferrajo, has been intrusted by Murat with a letter for the usurper, and by the usurper with a letter for the Bonapartist committee in Paris.
The aristocracy of the studio had for some days past resolved upon the fall of this queen, but no one had, as yet, ventured to openly avoid the Bonapartist.
It would be difficult to give an idea of the exaggerations prevalent at this epoch, and of the horror inspired by the Bonapartists.
all the soldiers who thus returned were either too old or too young; too aggressively Bonapartist, or too dissipated; in short, their several situations were out of keeping with the rank, fortune, and morals of Mademoiselle Cormon, who now grew daily more and more desperate.
As Steve Smith has pointed out, projecting a French model of separate Thermidorian and Bonapartist stages may work for England, given the gulf between Oliver Cromwell in the 1640s and the Glorious Revolution of 1688, but it is much more dubious for early Soviet history.
threat of a Bonapartist popular reaction in Britain--the more audiences
He died at the moment of his triumph, saving Britain from the threat of Bonapartist tyranny and, indeed, making possible the liberation of Europe.
A victory of the 'whites' would, according to Dan, usher in a counterrevolutionary, bonapartist dictatorship that would set back for a long time the gains of the revolution.
Sayeed (1980) presented Bhutto's populist movement and the Bonapartist state.
Almost 20 years after his death, the reigning monarch, King Louis Philippe, no Bonapartist but under political pressure, ordered his body taken back to France and 'on a chilly December day, Napoleon's coffin, drawn by sixteen horses, passed under the Arc de Triomphe, built to commemorate his victories, and down the Champ Elysees .