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Lafayette, Marquis de Line breaks: Mar|quis de La|fay¦ette
Pronunciation: /ˌlafʌɪˈ(j)ɛt/
(also La Fayette)

Definition of Lafayette, Marquis de in English:

(1757–1834), French soldier and statesman; born Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier. He fought alongside the American colonists in the War of Independence and commanded the National Guard (1789–91) in the French Revolution.
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