La Fayette


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Noun1.La Fayette - French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)La Fayette - French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)
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After the example of his illustrious fellow-countryman, the Marquis de la Fayette, the government had decreed to him the title of "Citizen of the United States of America.
Pilotee par le gouverneur de Tunis, Omar Mansour, l'operation a concerne les regions de Bab el Khadhra, La Fayette, Sidi el Bechir, Rue Al-Jazira, place de la Victoire, Sidi Boumendil, Rue de la Commission et El-Kherba.
Among the participating retailers and brands are Aldo, Al Jaber Optical, Bossini, Carpisa, Crate & Barrel, Charles & Keith, Desigual, Ecco, Galeries La Fayette, Giordano, Guess, Jimmy Choo, Harvey Nichols, Bloomingdale's, Kurt Geiger, La Fayette, GAP, Nine West, Okaidi, COACH, Porsche Design, Rivoli, Roberto Cavalli, Shoe Mart, Steve Madden, Think Kitchen, and hundreds more.
Dwi rioed wedi darllen 'La Princesse de Montpensier' gan Madame de la Fayette ( 1634-1693) ond mae gen i awydd rwan - os dim ond i weld sut oedd meddwl merch yn gweithio yn y dyddiau hynny.
The La Fayette class frigate, which entered the Black Sea the previous day, is currently moving to the west.
Paris from PS170pp: This three-night break at the stylish three-star Appia La Fayette Hotel, room only, includes flights from Southend on October 21.
Part II, 'Women Writing', examines representations of women by three female writers: La Guette, Sevigne, and La Fayette.
Zine Otmani, MD, La Fayette Microfinance Bank, said, 'Lafayette Microfinance Bank seeks to offer simple yet effective financial services to MSMEs that have limited or no access to formal banking services.
Lafayette Microfinance Bank seeks to offer simple yet effective financial services to MSMEs that have limited or no access to formal banking services" said Zine Otmani, Managing Director, La Fayette Microfinance Bank.
In this extraordinary and sumptuous setting, between l'Eglise de la Madeleine (a church designed in its present form as a temple to the glory of Napoleon's army) and le Palais de l'Elysee (official residence of the President of the French Republic), in a townhouse built in 1728 by Antoine Mazin (knight and architect of King Louis XV) which was home to the Marquis de la Fayette, the culinary arts can be sampled whilst admiring exquisite paintings, sculptures and music.
Casar a Balzac con Madame de La Fayette, Flaubert y Madame de Sevigne.
There is no Che, although McAlinskey describes the Marquis de La Fayette as "a kind of bourgeois revolutionary Che Guevera.