[luh fahrzh, fahrj] /lə ˈfɑrʒ, ˈfɑrdʒ/
John, 1835–1910, U.S. painter, stained-glass designer, and writer.
Oliver Hazard Perry (“Oliver II”) 1901–63, U.S. novelist and anthropologist.
[laf-ee-et, laf-ey-, lah-fee-, -fey-; for 1 also French la-fa-yet] /ˌlæf iˈɛt, ˌlæf eɪ-, ˌlɑ fi-, -feɪ-; for 1 also French la faˈyɛt/ noun 1. Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier [ma-ree zhaw-zef pawl eev rawk zheel-ber dy maw-tyey] /maˈri ʒɔˈzɛf pɔl iv rɔk ʒilˈbɛr dü mɔˈtyeɪ/ (Show IPA), Marquis de. Also, . 1757–1834, […]
- La Fayette
[laf-ee-et, laf-ey-, lah-fee-, -fey-; French la fa-yet] /ˌlæf iˈɛt, ˌlæf eɪ-, ˌlɑ fi-, -feɪ-; French la faˈyɛt/ noun 1. Marie Madeleine Pioche de la Vergne [ma-ree maduh-len pyawsh duh la ver-nyuh] /maˈri madəˈlɛn pyɔʃ də la ˈvɛr nyə/ (Show IPA), Comtesse de, 1634–93, French novelist.
noun 1. a contingent of American aviators who in 1916 served as volunteers (Escadrille Américaine) in the French air force and in 1918 became the 103rd Pursuit Squadron of the U.S. Army.
[laf-er] /ˈlæf ər/ noun, Economics. 1. a relationship postulated between tax rates and tax receipts indicating that rates above a certain level actually produce less revenue because they discourage taxable endeavors and vice versa. /ˈlæfə/ noun 1. (economics) a curve on a graph showing government tax revenue plotted against percentage tax rates. It has been […]