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 for Lafayette
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spot \Spot\ (sp[o^]t), n. [Cf. Scot. & D. spat, Dan. spette, Sw.
     spott spittle, slaver; from the root of E. spit. See Spit
     to eject from the mouth, and cf. Spatter.]
     1. A mark on a substance or body made by foreign matter; a
        blot; a place discolored.
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              Out, damned spot! Out, I say!         --Shak.
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     2. A stain on character or reputation; something that soils
        purity; disgrace; reproach; fault; blemish.
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              Yet Chloe, sure, was formed without a spot. --Pope.
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     3. A small part of a different color from the main part, or
        from the ground upon which it is; as, the spots of a
        leopard; the spots on a playing card.
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     4. A small extent of space; a place; any particular place.
        "Fixed to one spot." --Otway.
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              That spot to which I point is Paradise. --Milton.
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              "A jolly place," said he, "in times of old!
              But something ails it now: the spot is cursed."
                                                    --Wordsworth.
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     5. (Zool.) A variety of the common domestic pigeon, so called
        from a spot on its head just above its beak.
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     6. (Zool.)
        (a) A sciaenoid food fish ({Liostomus xanthurus) of the
            Atlantic coast of the United States. It has a black
            spot behind the shoulders and fifteen oblique dark
            bars on the sides. Called also goody, Lafayette,
            masooka, and old wife.
        (b) The southern redfish, or red horse, which has a spot
            on each side at the base of the tail. See Redfish.
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     7. pl. Commodities, as merchandise and cotton, sold for
        immediate delivery. [Broker's Cant]
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     Crescent spot (Zool.), any butterfly of the family
        Melitaeidae having crescent-shaped white spots along the
        margins of the red or brown wings.
  
     Spot lens (Microscopy), a condensing lens in which the
        light is confined to an annular pencil by means of a
        small, round diaphragm (the spot), and used in dark-field
        illumination; -- called also spotted lens.
  
     Spot rump (Zool.), the Hudsonian godwit ({Limosa
        haemastica).
  
     Spots on the sun. (Astron.) See Sun spot, ander Sun.
  
     On the spot, or Upon the spot, immediately; before
        moving; without changing place; as, he made his decision
        on the spot.
  
              It was determined upon the spot.      --Swift.
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     Syn: Stain; flaw; speck; blot; disgrace; reproach; fault;
          blemish; place; site; locality.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lafayette \La`fa`yette"\, n. (Zool.)
     (a) The dollar fish.
     (b) A market fish, the goody, or spot ({Liostomus
         xanthurus), of the southern coast of the United States.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  dollar \dol"lar\, n. [D. daalder, LG. dahler, G. thaler, an
     abbreviation of Joachimsthaler, i. e., a piece of money first
     coined, about the year 1518, in the valley (G. thal) of St.
     Joachim, in Bohemia. See Dale.]
     1.
        (a) A silver coin of the United States containing 371.25
            grains of silver and 41.25 grains of alloy, that is,
            having a total weight of 412.5 grains.
        (b) A gold coin of the United States containing 23.22
            grains of gold and 2.58 grains of alloy, that is,
            having a total weight of 25.8 grains, nine-tenths
            fine. It is no longer coined.
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     Note: Previous to 1837 the silver dollar had a larger amount
           of alloy, but only the same amount of silver as now,
           the total weight being 416 grains. The gold dollar as a
           distinct coin was first made in 1849. The eagles, half
           eagles, and quarter eagles coined before 1834 contained
           24.75 grains of gold and 2.25 grains of alloy for each
           dollar.
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     2. A coin of the same general weight and value as the United
        States silver dollar, though differing slightly in
        different countries, formerly current in Mexico, Canada,
        parts of South America, also in Spain, and several other
        European countries.
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     3. The value of a dollar; the unit of currency, differing in
        value in different countries, commonly employed in the
        United States and a number of other countries, including
        Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, parts of the Carribbean,
        Liberia, and several others.
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     Chop dollar. See under 9th Chop.
  
     Dollar fish (Zool.), a fish of the United States coast
        ({Stromateus triacanthus), having a flat, roundish form
        and a bright silvery luster; -- called also butterfish,
        and Lafayette. See Butterfish.
  
     Trade dollar, a silver coin formerly made at the United
        States mint, intended for export, and not legal tender at
        home. It contained 378 grains of silver and 42 grains of
        alloy.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Lafayette
      n 1: French soldier who served under George Washington in the
           American Revolution (1757-1834) [syn: Lafayette, La
           Fayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier,
           Marquis de Lafayette]
      2: a town in south central Louisiana; settled by Acadians
      3: a university town in west central Indiana on the Wabash River

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Lafayette -- U.S. Parish in Louisiana
     Population (2000):    190503
     Housing Units (2000): 78122
     Land area (2000):     269.834502 sq. miles (698.868121 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.455228 sq. miles (1.179034 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    270.289730 sq. miles (700.047155 sq. km)
     Located within:       Louisiana (LA), FIPS 22
     Location:             30.207388 N, 92.038879 W
     Headwords:
      Lafayette
      Lafayette, LA
      Lafayette Parish
      Lafayette Parish, LA
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Lafayette -- U.S. County in Mississippi
     Population (2000):    38744
     Housing Units (2000): 16587
     Land area (2000):     631.113721 sq. miles (1634.576965 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    48.173035 sq. miles (124.767583 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    679.286756 sq. miles (1759.344548 sq. km)
     Located within:       Mississippi (MS), FIPS 28
     Location:             34.354615 N, 89.512229 W
     Headwords:
      Lafayette
      Lafayette, MS
      Lafayette County
      Lafayette County, MS
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Lafayette -- U.S. County in Missouri
     Population (2000):    32960
     Housing Units (2000): 13707
     Land area (2000):     629.311761 sq. miles (1629.909909 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    9.546732 sq. miles (24.725921 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    638.858493 sq. miles (1654.635830 sq. km)
     Located within:       Missouri (MO), FIPS 29
     Location:             39.065505 N, 93.802149 W
     Headwords:
      Lafayette
      Lafayette, MO
      Lafayette County
      Lafayette County, MO
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Lafayette -- U.S. County in Wisconsin
     Population (2000):    16137
     Housing Units (2000): 6674
     Land area (2000):     633.567796 sq. miles (1640.932988 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.996521 sq. miles (2.580978 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    634.564317 sq. miles (1643.513966 sq. km)
     Located within:       Wisconsin (WI), FIPS 55
     Location:             42.656111 N, 90.130924 W
     Headwords:
      Lafayette
      Lafayette, WI
      Lafayette County
      Lafayette County, WI
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Lafayette -- U.S. County in Florida
     Population (2000):    7022
     Housing Units (2000): 2660
     Land area (2000):     542.835631 sq. miles (1405.937770 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    5.084999 sq. miles (13.170086 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    547.920630 sq. miles (1419.107856 sq. km)
     Located within:       Florida (FL), FIPS 12
     Location:             30.001430 N, 83.183264 W
     Headwords:
      Lafayette
      Lafayette, FL
      Lafayette County
      Lafayette County, FL
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Lafayette -- U.S. County in Arkansas
     Population (2000):    8559
     Housing Units (2000): 4560
     Land area (2000):     526.497014 sq. miles (1363.620948 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    18.568411 sq. miles (48.091961 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    545.065425 sq. miles (1411.712909 sq. km)
     Located within:       Arkansas (AR), FIPS 05
     Location:             33.272263 N, 93.563116 W
     Headwords:
      Lafayette
      Lafayette, AR
      Lafayette County
      Lafayette County, AR
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Lafayette, CA -- U.S. city in California
     Population (2000):    23908
     Housing Units (2000): 9334
     Land area (2000):     15.204084 sq. miles (39.378394 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.209509 sq. miles (0.542627 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    15.413593 sq. miles (39.921021 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            39122
     Located within:       California (CA), FIPS 06
     Location:             37.891224 N, 122.111615 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     94549
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Lafayette, CA
      Lafayette
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Lafayette, CO -- U.S. city in Colorado
     Population (2000):    23197
     Housing Units (2000): 9115
     Land area (2000):     8.850672 sq. miles (22.923133 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.062352 sq. miles (0.161492 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    8.913024 sq. miles (23.084625 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            41835
     Located within:       Colorado (CO), FIPS 08
     Location:             39.995078 N, 105.100527 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     80026
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Lafayette, CO
      Lafayette
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Lafayette, OH -- U.S. village in Ohio
     Population (2000):    304
     Housing Units (2000): 126
     Land area (2000):     0.204951 sq. miles (0.530821 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.204951 sq. miles (0.530821 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            41118
     Located within:       Ohio (OH), FIPS 39
     Location:             40.758643 N, 83.949488 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Lafayette, OH
      Lafayette
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Lafayette, OR -- U.S. city in Oregon
     Population (2000):    2586
     Housing Units (2000): 888
     Land area (2000):     0.901064 sq. miles (2.333744 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.901064 sq. miles (2.333744 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            40300
     Located within:       Oregon (OR), FIPS 41
     Location:             45.244837 N, 123.113365 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     97127
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Lafayette, OR
      Lafayette
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Lafayette, IN -- U.S. city in Indiana
     Population (2000):    56397
     Housing Units (2000): 25602
     Land area (2000):     20.094918 sq. miles (52.045597 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    20.094918 sq. miles (52.045597 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            40788
     Located within:       Indiana (IN), FIPS 18
     Location:             40.410585 N, 86.874681 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     47901 47904 47905
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Lafayette, IN
      Lafayette
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  LaFayette, KY -- U.S. city in Kentucky
     Population (2000):    193
     Housing Units (2000): 83
     Land area (2000):     0.268531 sq. miles (0.695491 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.268531 sq. miles (0.695491 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            43444
     Located within:       Kentucky (KY), FIPS 21
     Location:             36.660164 N, 87.658170 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      LaFayette, KY
      LaFayette
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Lafayette, TN -- U.S. city in Tennessee
     Population (2000):    3885
     Housing Units (2000): 1845
     Land area (2000):     4.372864 sq. miles (11.325664 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    4.372864 sq. miles (11.325664 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            40160
     Located within:       Tennessee (TN), FIPS 47
     Location:             36.525595 N, 86.026246 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     37083
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Lafayette, TN
      Lafayette
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Lafayette, LA -- U.S. city in Louisiana
     Population (2000):    110257
     Housing Units (2000): 46865
     Land area (2000):     47.593175 sq. miles (123.265752 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.091649 sq. miles (0.237371 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    47.684824 sq. miles (123.503123 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            40735
     Located within:       Louisiana (LA), FIPS 22
     Location:             30.213901 N, 92.029363 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     70501 70503 70506 70507 70508
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Lafayette, LA
      Lafayette
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Lafayette, MN -- U.S. city in Minnesota
     Population (2000):    529
     Housing Units (2000): 206
     Land area (2000):     1.154092 sq. miles (2.989084 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.154092 sq. miles (2.989084 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            33920
     Located within:       Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27
     Location:             44.447304 N, 94.394696 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     56054
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Lafayette, MN
      Lafayette
  

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