HyperDic: lafayette

English > 3 senses of the word Lafayette:
NOUNperson Lafayette, La Fayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de LafayetteFrench soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)
locationLafayettea town in south central Louisiana
locationLafayettea university town in west central Indiana on the Wabash River
Lafayette > pronunciation
Soundslaa.feyeh't; laa.fiyeh't
Rhymesabet ... yet: 108 rhymes with eht...
English > Lafayette: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningFrench soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834).
SynonymsLa Fayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette
Instance ofsoldierAn enlisted ... / enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
SpanishLa Fayette
CatalanLafayette, La Fayette
English > Lafayette: 3 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA town in south central Louisiana; settled by Acadians.
Instance oftownAn urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
Part ofLouisiana, Pelican State, LA, La.A state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
English > Lafayette: 3 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningA university town in west central Indiana on the Wabash River.
Instance oftownAn urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
Part ofIndiana, Hoosier State, IN, Ind.A state in midwestern United States

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