Definitions for lafayetteˌlæf iˈɛt, ˌlæf eɪ-, ˌlɑ fi-, -feɪ-
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La•fa•yetteˌlæf iˈɛt, ˌlæf eɪ-, ˌlɑ fi-, -feɪ-(n.)
Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de, 1757–1834, French statesman and general.
a city in S Louisiana. 104,899.
Category: Geography (places)
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)
a town in south central Louisiana; settled by Acadians
a university town in west central Indiana on the Wabash River
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.
Any of a number of U.S. places named for the Marquis de La Fayette, including a large city in Louisiana.
, originally in honor of the Marquis.
the dollar fish
a market fish, the goody, or spot (Liostomus xanthurus), of the southern coast of the United States