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Fairfax

[fair-faks] /ˈfɛər fæks/
noun
1.
Thomas (3rd Baron Fairfax of Cameron) 1612–71, British general: commander in chief of the parliamentary army 1645–50.
2.
Thomas (6th Baron Fairfax of Cameron) 1692–1782, English colonist in Virginia.
3.
a town in NE Virginia.
4.
a male given name.
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Fairfax

/ˈfɛəfæks/
noun
1.
Thomas, 3rd Baron Fairfax. 1612–71, English general and statesman: commanded the Parliamentary army (1645–50), defeating Charles I at Naseby (1645). He was instrumental in restoring Charles II to the throne (1660)
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