toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

Napoleon Bonaparte
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

5 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
?  —1 use
exact meaning not specified
Definition
French general and emperor who ruled (through conquest) most of continental Europe for a brief time (1769-1821)
  • ...MacMahon, Charlemagne, Theobald Wolfe Tone, the Mother of the Maccabees, the Last of the Mohicans, the Rose of Castile, the Man for Galway, The Man that Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo, The Man in the Gap, The Woman Who Didn't, Benjamin Franklin, Napoleon Bonaparte, John L. Sullivan, Cleopatra, Savourneen Deelish, Julius Caesar, Paracelsus, sir Thomas Lipton, William Tell, Michelangelo Hayes, Muhammad, the Bride of Lammermoor, Peter the Hermit, Peter the Packer, Dark Rosaleen, Patrick W....
    Episode 12 — Cyclops (10% in)

There are no more uses of "Napoleon Bonaparte" flagged with this meaning in Ulysses by James Joyce.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®Wikipedia Article
?  —4 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • Lockhart's Life of Napoleon (cover wanting, marginal annotations, minimising victories, aggrandising defeats of the protagonist).
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (59% in)
  • BLOOM: (Wearing a purple Napoleon hat with an amber halfmoon, his fingers and thumb passing slowly down to her soft moist meaty palm which she surrenders gently) The witching hour of night.
    Episode 15 — Circe (9% in)
  • Even the great Napoleon when measurements were taken next the skin after his death....
    Episode 15 — Circe (79% in)
  • Napoleon, Mr Goodbody.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (19% in)

There are no more uses of "Napoleon Bonaparte" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®