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Definition of Marquis de lafayette

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(1757-1834) French teenager who volunteered to help fight for the Colonial cause in the American Revolution (served as an important aide to George Washington)
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marquis de lafayette
n : french soldier who served under george washington in the american revolution (1757-1834) [syn: lafayette, la fayette , marie joseph paul yves roch gilbert du motier, marquis de lafayette]



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Noun
1. French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)
(synonym) Lafayette, La Fayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier
(hypernym) soldier
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Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier de La Fayette, Marquis de La Fayette (; 6 September 1757 – 20 May 1834), often known simply as Lafayette, was a French aristocrat and military officer born in Chavaniac, in the province of Auvergne in south central France. Lafayette was a general in the American Revolutionary War and a leader of the Garde nationale during the French Revolution.

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