Definition of Lafayette, Marquis de in English:

Lafayette, Marquis de

Syllabification: La·fa·yette, Marquis de
Pronunciation: /ˌlafēˈet, ˌlafī-, ˌläf-
(also La Fayette)
( 1757–1834), French soldier and statesman; born Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier. He fought alongside the colonists in the American Revolution and commanded the French national guard 1789–91 in the French Revolution.

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