casimir pulaski

Pulaski

[puh-las-kee]
noun
1.
Count Casimir [kaz-uh-meer] , 1748–79, Polish patriot; general in the American Revolutionary army.
2.
a town in SW Virginia.
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casimir pulaski

English Casimir Pulaski Polish patriot and U.S. colonial army officer, hero of the Polish anti-Russian insurrection of 1768 (the Confederation of Bar) and of the American Revolution.

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