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Kosciusko, Thaddeus Line breaks: Thad|deus Kos|ciusko
Pronunciation: /ˌkɒʃˈtʃʊskəʊ/

Definition of Kosciusko, Thaddeus in English:

( 1746–1817), Polish soldier and patriot; full Polish name Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kościuszko. After fighting for the Americans during the War of American Independence, he led a nationalist uprising against Russia in Poland in 1794.

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