Associations to the word «Lafayette»


LAFAYETTE, proper noun. Gilbert du Motier, marquis de La Fayette (1757 – 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.
LAFAYETTE, proper noun. Any of a number of U.S. places named for the Marquis de La Fayette, including a large city in Louisiana.
LAFAYETTE, proper noun. (US) A male given name, originally in honor of the Marquis.
LAFAYETTE, noun. The dollarfish.
LAFAYETTE, noun. A market fish, the goody or spot (Leiostomus xanthurus), of the southern coast of the United States.

Dictionary definition

LAFAYETTE, noun. French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834).
LAFAYETTE, noun. A town in south central Louisiana; settled by Acadians.
LAFAYETTE, noun. A university town in west central Indiana on the Wabash River.

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