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Lafayette, Marquis de

Pronunciation: /ˌlafēˈet/ Pronunciation: /ˌlafī-/ Pronunciation: /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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Syllabification: La·fa·yette, Marquis de

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