Lafayette

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

Definition of Lafayette

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


Lafayette

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

Definition of Lafayette

  1. 1 city in western California east of Berkeley population 23,893

  2. 2 city in north central Colorado north-northwest of Denver population 24,453

  3. 3 city on the Wabash River in west central Indiana population 67,140

  4. 4 city in southern Louisiana population 120,623 Before World War II, the people of Lafayette were predominately Francophones.


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