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Napoleonic Code

noun

Code Napoléon

[kawd na-paw-ley-awn] /kɔd na pɔ leɪˈɔ̃/
noun
1.
the civil code of France, enacted in 1804 and officially designated in 1807.
Also called Napoleonic Code.
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  • Nor is it questioned that the unification and the adoption of the Napoleonic Code brought great advantages to the States involved.

    Talleyrand Joseph McCabe
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Napoleonic Code

noun
1.
the English name for the Code Napoléon

Code Napoléon

/kɔd napɔleɔ̃/
noun
1.
the civil code of France, promulgated between 1804 and 1810, comprising the main body of French civil law English name Napoleonic Code
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