Definitions containing the term la fayette, madame de
What does la fayette, madame de mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation or slang term: la fayette, madame de.
Fayette Power Project
Fayette County Library System
Fayette County Airport, Washington Court House, Ohio USA
Pioneer and Fayette Railroad Company
Fayette-Coweta Family Theater
Fayette County Development Authority
Fayette Area Heritage Association
Fayette Regional Air Center Airport, La Grange, Texas USA
La Fayette, NY
Fayette City, PA
South Fayette, PA
La Fayette, GA
La Fayette, KY
La Fayette, IL
Fayette County Board of Education
Contracted form of Madam or Madame (a polite form of address for women). French origin, meaning "my lady".
What does la fayette, madame de mean?
- La Fayette, Madame de
- novelist, born in Paris; is credited with being the originator of the class of fiction in which character and its analysis are held of chief account; she was the daughter of the governor of Havre, and contracted a Platonic affection for La Rochefoucauld in his old age, and was besides on intimate terms with Madame Sévigné and the most eminent literary men of the time; her "Princess de Clèves" is a classic work, and the merit of it is enhanced by the reflection that it preceded by nearly half a century the works both of Le Sage and Defoe (1634-1693).