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Beauharnais

[boh-ar-ne] /boʊ arˈnɛ/
noun
1.
Alexandre de [a-lek-sahndruh duh] /æ lɛk sɑndrə də/ (Show IPA), 1760–94, French general and statesman.
2.
Eugénie Hortense de
[œ-zhey-nee awr-tahns duh] /œ ʒeɪˈni ɔrˈtɑ̃s də/ (Show IPA),
1782–1837, queen of Holland: wife of Louis Bonaparte.
3.
Joséphine de
[zhaw-zey-feen duh] /ʒɔ zeɪˈfin də/ (Show IPA),
1763–1814, empress of France 1804–09: first wife of Napoleon I.
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Beauharnais

/French boarnɛ/
noun
1.
Alexandre (alɛksã̃dr), Vicomte de. 1760–94, French general, who served in the War of American Independence and the French Revolutionary wars; first husband of Empress Joséphine: guillotined
2.
his son, Eugène de (øʒɛn də). 1781–1824, viceroy of Italy (1805–14) for his stepfather Napoleon I
3.
(Eugénie) (øʒeni) Hortense de (ɔrtɑ̃s də). 1783–1837, queen of Holland (1806–10) as wife of Louis Bonaparte; daughter of Alexandre Beauharnais and sister of Eugène: mother of Napoleon III
4.
Joséphine de (ʒozefin də), previous name of the Empress Josephine See Josephine
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