[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/
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, French soldier, statesman, and liberal leader, who served in the American Revolutionary Army as aide-de-camp to General Washington, and took a leading part in the French revolutions of 1789 and 1830.
a city in S Louisiana.
a city in W Indiana, on the Wabash River.
a town in W California.
[mahr-keez; French mar-keez] /mɑrˈkiz; French marˈkiz/ noun, plural marquises [mahr-kee-ziz; French mar-keez] /mɑrˈki zɪz; French marˈkiz/ (Show IPA) 1. the wife or widow of a marquis. 2. a lady holding the rank equal to that of a marquis. 3. Jewelry. 4. (often used with a plural verb) British. (def 3). 5. Also called marquise chair. […]
- Marquise de pompadour
[pom-puh-dawr, -dohr, -doo r; French pawn-pa-door] /ˈpɒm pəˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr, -ˌdʊər; French pɔ̃ paˈdur/ noun 1. Marquise de (Jeanne Antoinette Poisson Le Normant d’Étioles) 1721–64, mistress of Louis XV of France. /ˈpɒmpəˌdʊə/ noun 1. an early 18th-century hairstyle for women, having the front hair arranged over a pad to give it greater height and bulk /French […]
[mahr-kuh-zet, -kwuh-] /ˌmɑr kəˈzɛt, -kwə-/ noun 1. a lightweight open fabric of leno weave in cotton, rayon, silk, or nylon. /ˌmɑːkɪˈzɛt; -kwɪ-/ noun 1. a leno-weave fabric of cotton, silk, etc
[mahr-kwis, mahr-kee; French mar-kee] /ˈmɑr kwɪs, mɑrˈki; French marˈki/ noun, plural marquises [mahr-kwi-siz] /ˈmɑr kwɪ sɪz/ (Show IPA), marquis [mahr-keez; French mar-kee] /mɑrˈkiz; French marˈki/ (Show IPA) 1. a nobleman ranking next below a duke and above an earl or count. [mahr-keez; French mar-keez] /mɑrˈkiz; French marˈkiz/ noun, plural marquises [mahr-kee-ziz; French mar-keez] /mɑrˈki zɪz; […]