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Eugene

[yoo-jeen or for 2, yoo-jeen] /yuˈdʒin or for 2, ˈyu dʒin/
noun
1.
a city in W Oregon.
2.
a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “wellborn.”.

Eugène

[œ-zhen] /œˈʒɛn/
noun
1.
Prince (François Eugène de Savoie-Carignan) 1663–1736, Austrian general, born in France.

Eugene I

noun

Eugene II

noun

Eugene III

noun

Eugene IV

noun
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  • Gauss wanted Eugene to become a lawyer, but Eugene wanted to study languages.
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British Dictionary definitions for Eugene

Eugène

/French øʒɛn/
noun
1.
Prince, title of François Eugène de Savoie-Carignan. 1663–1736, Austrian general, born in France: with Marlborough defeated the French at Blenheim (1704), Oudenaarde (1708), and Malplaquet (1709)
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Word Origin and History for Eugene

masc. proper name, from French Eugène, from Latin Eugenius, from Greek Eugenios, from eugenes "well-born" (see eugenics).

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Encyclopedia Article for Eugene

Eugene IV

original name Gabriele Condulmaro pope from 1431 to 1447.

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