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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Lafayette a university town in west central Indiana on the Wabash River
    • n Lafayette a town in south central Louisiana; settled by Acadians
    • n Lafayette French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Lafayette's Great Team Lafayette's Great Team
Lafayette Offering His Services to Franklin Lafayette Offering His Services to Franklin
Marquis de Lafayette Marquis de Lafayette

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: It is illegal in Lafayette, Louisiana to play a musical instrument for the purpose of attracting attention, without a license.
    • n Lafayette (Zoöl) The dollar fish.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The famous Revolutionary war general Lafayette had the same first name as his wife Mary.
    • n Lafayette A sciænoid fish of the northern United States, Liostomus xanthurus, of an oblong form, with the back elevated toward the front, a steep profile, and no teeth in the lower jaw. The sides are marked with about 16 dark bands tending obliquely forward, and a distinct spot on the shoulder. Although of small size, it is much esteemed for the savoriness of its flesh. Also known as goody, oldwife, and spot.
    • n Lafayette A stromateoid fish, Stromateus triacanthus; the butter-fish, dollar-fish, or harvest-fish. See cut under butter-fish.
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In literature:

The young Marquis de Lafayette and other Frenchmen entered their army.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
Lafayette is there, Greene is there, Morgan, Sumter, Lee, Pickens, all are there!
"The Reckoning" by Robert W. Chambers
"The Ranger Boys and the Border Smugglers" by Claude A. Labelle
Among these men was the Marquis de Lafayette, a gallant young French nobleman, and also Baron de Kalb and Von Steuben.
"A Treasury of Heroes and Heroines" by Clayton Edwards
It would be the happiest hour of my life if I could take the hand of the great Lafayette.
"In The Boyhood of Lincoln" by Hezekiah Butterworth
Lafayette was real, and had been seen by the rememberer.
"The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)" by Leslie Stephen
He will have a progress through the States unequaled since Lafayette's.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
In May, 1778, was unsuccessful in his attempt to cut off the marquis de Lafayette on the Schuylkill.
"An Historical Account of the Settlements of Scotch Highlanders in America" by J. P. MacLean
With this jack, and another sent to him by Lafayette, at about the same time, he raised some noble mules from his coach-mares.
"Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3." by Benson J. Lossing
Lafayette only joined Washington last month.
"The Loyalist" by James Francis Barrett

In poetry:

Both stared entranced at Lafayette,
Saw Jackson dubbed with LL.D.
What Cambridge saw not strikes us yet
As scarcely worth one's while to see.
"To Holmes: On His Seventy-Fifth Birthday" by James Russell Lowell

In news:

He was a Lafayette officer for four years and was fired in May His trial is scheduled for March 4.
First opened in 1927 as the Bus Stop Soda Stand in the then-new Lafayette Hotel, the soda stand quickly became the Mandalay Lounge until a change of ownership in 1961 — that was 30-plus years of business.
Romacelli, the Lafayette-based Italian/Mediterranean concept with restaurants in River Ranch and Sugar Mill Pond, is taking over the space occupied by Gene Todaro's Enoteca Marcello 's Wine Bar & Café on Perkins Road in Baton Rouge.
America's Sweetheart: Marquis de Lafayette.
The firm that crafted Lafayette's school facilities plan has been hired to manage its implementation.
America's Sweetheart: Marquis de Lafayette .
John Berry / The Post-Standard US Rep Ann Marie Buerkle speaks to a crowd at her town hall meeting in LaFayette in this file photo from Feb 25, 2012.
Lafayette Harris Trio Featuring Melba Moore Muse.
Lafayette Park in Detroit consists of three high-rises, 24 single-story courthouses and 162 two-story town houses, completed in the early 1960s.
New Orleans native Mignon Faget is expanding her popular jewelry line to Lafayette, opening a store in Parc Lafayette at the intersection of Kaliste Saloom Road and Camellia Boulevard.
Serling survives and thrives in Lafayette.
West Lafayette, IN—Indiana corn farmers are seeing high incidences of a specific mold in their fields this year after a season-long drought hindered the crop's pollination.
They were actually leaving Lafayette's 2nd Holi Festival in Girard Park.
There were a lot reasons why the Lafayette Commodores finished the season ranked No.
Lafayette defense holds its own vs Pontotoc in jamboree.

In science:

Shaska and H. V¨olklein, Elliptic subfields and automorphisms of genus two fields, Algebra and Algebraic Geometry with Applications, (West Lafayette, 2000), Lect.
Determining the automorphism group of a hyperelliptic curve
For instance, the strongest correlations in the Manhattan island (κ ≥ 0.16) are observed between the Bowery st. (Chinatown) and the 6-th Avenue (Greenwich Village), and between the Lafayette st. and Mott st. (Chinatown).
Random Walks Along the Streets and Canals in Compact Cities: Spectral analysis, Dynamical Modularity, Information, and Statistical Mechanics
By reducing κ just by 1%, we immediately get many new correlated pairs and [South FDR Dr., Allen st.], [Greene st.(Soho), Ave. D], [Crosby st. (Little Italy), Ave. D], [Centre st, Elizabeth st.], [Allen st., 6-th Ave.], [Lafayette st., Ave. B], [Broadway, West st.] among the others.
Random Walks Along the Streets and Canals in Compact Cities: Spectral analysis, Dynamical Modularity, Information, and Statistical Mechanics
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 217 Maxim D.
The Automorphism group of a simple tracially AI algebra
Maciej Niebrzydowski) Department of Mathematics, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 1403 Johnston Street, 217 Maxim D.
Coloring invariants of spatial graphs