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Kos·ci·uśz·ko(kôsh-cho͝osh′kō) or Kos·ci·us·ko (kŏs′ē-ŭs′kō, kŏs′kē-), Thaddeus 1746-1817.
Polish general and patriot who fought with the colonists in the American Revolution and was a leader in Poland's struggle for independence from Russia.
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(Biography) Thaddeus, Polish name Tadeusz Kościusko. 1746–1817, Polish general: fought for the colonists in the American War of Independence and led an unsuccessful revolt against the partitioning of Poland (1794)
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Kos•ci•us•ko(ˌkɒs kiˈʌs koʊ, ˌkɒs i-; for 1 also kɒʃˈtʃʊʃ-)
1. Thaddeus (Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kościuszko), 1746–1817, Polish patriot: general in the American Revolutionary army.
2. Mount, the highest mountain in Australia, in SE New South Wales. 7316 ft. (2230 m).
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