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 (kŏs′o͞oth′, kô′sho͝ot′), Lajos 1802-1894.
Hungarian revolutionary leader who sought Hungary's independence from Austria. Declaring the Habsburg dynasty invalid, he briefly led a provisional government (1849) until Russia interceded on Austria's behalf.
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(Hungarian ˈkoʃuːt)
(Biography) Lajos (ˈlɔjoʃ). 1802–94, Hungarian statesman. He led the revolution against Austria (1848) and was provisional governor (1849), but he fled when the revolt was suppressed (1849)
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(ˈkɒs uθ, kəˈsuθ)

La•jos (ˈlɔ yoʊʃ) 1802–94, Hungarian patriot.
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