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Kosciusko, Thaddeus

Syllabification: Kos·ci·us·ko, Thaddeus
Pronunciation: /ˌkäskēˈəskō, ˌkäse-, kôSHˈCHo͞oSHkō
  • (1746–1817), Polish soldier and patriot; Polish name Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kościuszko. After fighting for the Americans during the American Revolution, he led a nationalist uprising against Russia in Poland in 1794.

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