napoleonic napoleonic  /nə ˌpoʊ li ˈɑ nɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or like Napoleon Bonaparte

News

  1. Editorial: Time for some drone guidelines

    Aerial surveillance, in one form or another, has become a fact of life for many, from the first reconnaissance balloon used in 1794 at the Battle of Fleurus during the Napoleonic Wars, to the traffic-reporting helicopters that provide much-valued insight on our commutes.
    on July 30, 2013     Source: Orange County Register

  2. EPL Clubs Set to Take Major Steps Back in 2013-14

    Every team goes into the new season full of hope, anticipation and eager to improve on the previous year’s showing. By the end of it, some will have bettered their expectations and played through as a cohesive unit, while others will resemble a routed battalion in the Napoleonic War. Looking at 2012-13, Manchester United and QPR are good examples of both ends of the spectrum. This list picks the ...
    on July 29, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "He's a fantastic goalkeeper," RSL coach Jason Kreis said. "I feel for him a lot of times because I know how he feels. He's a smaller guy; maybe it's that Napoleonic complex that we both have, but he feels like he hasn't gotten any accolades...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Jason Kreis Source: Sports Network

  2. "We should not panic and imagine that new social engineering, Napoleonic visions or national selfishness and a twin speed Europe will solve out problems," Premysl Sobotka, president of the Czech Senate, said when opening a joint session on the...
    on Feb 16, 2009 By: Premysl Sobotka Source: Xinhua

  3. "Téméraire is a terrific meld of two genres that I particularly love - fantasy and historical epic," Jackson told The Hollywood Reporter. "I can't wait to see Napoleonic battles fought with a squadron of dragons. That's what I go to the...
    on Sep 12, 2006 By: Peter Jackson Source: guardian.co.uk

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