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Definition of Marquis de lafayette

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(1757-1834) French teenager who volunteered to help fight for the Colonial cause in the American Revolution (served as an important aide to George Washington)
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marquis de lafayette
n : french soldier who served under george washington in the american revolution (1757-1834) [syn: lafayette, la fayette , marie joseph paul yves roch gilbert du motier, marquis de lafayette]

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1. French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)
(synonym) Lafayette, La Fayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier
(hypernym) soldier
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Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette (; 6 September 1757 – 20 May 1834), in the U.S. often known simply as Lafayette, was a French aristocrat and military officer who fought for the United States in the American Revolutionary War. A close friend of George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and Thomas Jefferson, Lafayette was a key figure in the French Revolution of 1789 and the July Revolution of 1830.

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