Lafayette

biographical name La·fa·yette \ ˌlä-fē-ˈet , ˌla- \

Definition of Lafayette

Marquis de 1757–1834 Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert du Motier French general and statesman

Lafayette

geographical name La·fay·ette \ ˌla-fē-ˈet , ˌlä- \

Definition of Lafayette

1 city in western California east of Berkeley population 23,893
2 city in north central Colorado north-northwest of Denver population 24,453
3 city on the Wabash River in west central Indiana population 67,140
4 city in southern Louisiana population 120,623
Note: Before World War II, the people of Lafayette were predominately Francophones.

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