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[mass noun] The political movement in France that aimed to restore the French empire under the house of Bonaparte:‘a continuity of Bonapartism throughout the 19th century’
- ‘He revived Bonapartism as both a political and a dynastic formula.’
- ‘He tried to revive the glories of Bonapartism with minimum military effort.’
- ‘He identified Bonapartism as one of the main variants of the right wing in France.’
- ‘The authoritarian wing of Bonapartism collapsed.’
- ‘They helped him become the national symbol of resistance to revolution and Bonapartism.’
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