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Fairfax

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

noun
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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