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Noun: Lafayette  ,la-fee'et
  1. A town in south central Louisiana; settled by Acadians
     
  2. French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)
    - La Fayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette
     
  3. A university town in west central Indiana on the Wabash River

Type of: pongo [Brit], soldier, town

Part of: Hoosier State, IN, Indiana, LA, Louisiana, Pelican State

Encyclopedia: Lafayette, NJ