What does lafayette mean?

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

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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


  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


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lafayette in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lafayette in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal:

    Prayers for Lafayette at Grand Theater. Talking to state police colonel about shooting in Lafayette.

  2. Rick Perry:

    I think we have the laws in place. Enforcement of those laws is what seems to be lacking, both in Charleston and here in Lafayette, Louisiana.

  3. Witness Katie Domingue:

    He wasn't saying anything. I didn't hear anybody screaming either, prayers for Lafayette at Grand Theater. Talking to state police colonel about shooting in Lafayette.

  4. Charles Boustany:

    Lafayette, my hometown, is known for its joie de vivre, we work together. We play hard together. It’s a great community. Close-knit. And it has been recognized as the happiest city in America.

  5. Kimberly Wooten:

    She was a creative being, she made life better, from what she said ... from her hand to what she made. Her and her husband are just such a presence here in Lafayette, and Lafayette has become such a better place just for not only Jillian but her entire family.

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