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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

Eugenius I

or Eugene I

[yoo-jee-nee-uh s, -jeen-yuh s] /yuˈdʒi ni əs, -ˈdʒin yəs/
noun
1.
Saint, died a.d. 657, pope 654–657.

Eugenius II

or Eugene II

noun
1.
died a.d. 827, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 824–827.

Eugenius III

or Eugene III

noun
1.
(Bernardo Pignatelli or Paganelli) died 1153, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1145–53.

Eugenius IV

or Eugene IV

noun
1.
(Gabriele or Gabriel Condolmieri or Condulmer) 1383–1447, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1431–47.
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  • "You can't have been posing in art very long," said Eugene thoughtfully, thinking of her age.

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  • His house was the first thrown open to Eugene Rougon on his arrival in Paris.

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  • Claudia was in her most boisterous spirits; Eugene, by one of the quick transitions of his nature, was hardly less elate.

    Father Stafford Anthony Hope
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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