Kosciusko,Thaddeus

Kosciusko,Thaddeus
Kos·ci·us·ko (kŏs'ē-ŭsʹkō, kŏs'kē-, kôsh-cho͝oshʹkō), 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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  • Kosciusko, Thaddeus —  (1746–1817) In Polish, Tadeusz Kosґciuszko. Polish general who fought on the American side in the Revolutionary War. But note that it is the Kosciuszko Bridge in New York …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Thaddeus Kosciusko Bridge — Infobox Bridge bridge name= Thaddeus Kosciusko Bridge caption= official name= also known as= The Twin Bridges carries= 6 lanes (3 on NB bridge 3 on SB bridge) of I 87 crosses= Mohawk River locale= Town of Halfmoon and Town of Colonie, New York… …   Wikipedia

  • Kosciusko — Kosciusko1 [kä΄sē us′kō, kä΄zē; ] Pol [ kō̂sh cho͞osh′kō̂] Thaddeus (born Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kos̍ciuszko) 1746 1817; Pol. patriot & general: served in the Am. army in the American Revolution Kosciusko2 [kä΄zē us′kō] Mount mountain of… …   English World dictionary

  • Thaddeus Kosciuszko — Tadeusz Kościuszko Tadeusz Kościuszko Naissance 4 février 1746 Mereszowszczyzna Décès 15 octobre 1817 (à …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kosciusko — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Kosciusko ou Kosciuszko peuvent faire référence à : Patronyme …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kosciusko — noun Polish patriot and soldier who fought with Americans in the American Revolution (1746 1817) • Syn: ↑Thaddeus Kosciusko, ↑Kosciuszko, ↑Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kosciuszko • Instance Hypernyms: ↑patriot, ↑nationalist, ↑soldier …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thaddeus Kosciusko — noun Polish patriot and soldier who fought with Americans in the American Revolution (1746 1817) • Syn: ↑Kosciusko, ↑Kosciuszko, ↑Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kosciuszko • Instance Hypernyms: ↑patriot, ↑nationalist, ↑soldier …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kosciusko — /kos kee us koh, kos ee /; for 1 also Pol. /kawsh choosh kaw/, n. 1. Thaddeus (Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kosciuszko), 1746 1817, Polish patriot: general in the American Revolutionary army. 2. Mount, the highest mountain in Australia, in SE New… …   Universalium

  • Kosciusko — Kos•ci•us•ko [[t]ˌkɒs kiˈʌs koʊ, ˌkɒs i [/t]] for 1 also [[t]kɒʃˈtʃʊʃ [/t]] n. 1) big Thaddeus (Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kościuszko), 1746–1817, Polish patriot: general in the American Revolutionary army 2) geg Mount, the highest mountain in… …   From formal English to slang

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