Definitions for lafayetteˌlæf iˈɛt, ˌlæf eɪ-, ˌlɑ fi-, -feɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

La•fa•yetteˌlæf iˈɛt, ˌlæf eɪ-, ˌlɑ fi-, -feɪ-(n.)

  1. Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de, 1757–1834, French statesman and general.

    Category: Biography

  2. a city in S Louisiana. 104,899.

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lafayette, La Fayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette(noun)

    French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)

  2. Lafayette(noun)

    a town in south central Louisiana; settled by Acadians

  3. Lafayette(noun)

    a university town in west central Indiana on the Wabash River

Wiktionary

  1. Lafayette(ProperNoun)

    Gilbert du Motier, marquis de La Fayette (1757 u2013 1834), a French aristocrat who is considered a national hero in both France and the United States for his participation in the French and American revolutions.

  2. Lafayette(ProperNoun)

    Any of a number of U.S. places named for the Marquis de La Fayette, including a large city in Louisiana.

  3. Lafayette(ProperNoun)

    , originally in honor of the Marquis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lafayette(noun)

    the dollar fish

  2. Lafayette(noun)

    a market fish, the goody, or spot (Liostomus xanthurus), of the southern coast of the United States

Freebase

  1. LaFayette

    LaFayette is a city in Walker County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2000 Census, the city population was 6,702. The city is the county seat of Walker County. LaFayette is part of the Chattanooga, TN–GA Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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