[kos-kee-uhs-koh, kos-ee-; for 1 also Polish kawsh-choo sh-kaw]
- ThaddeusTadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kościuszko, 1746–1817, Polish patriot: general in the American Revolutionary army.
- Mount, the highest mountain in Australia, in SE New South Wales. 7316 feet (2230 meters).
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Examples from the Web for kosciusko
Locally, Esters is well-known as a genealogy expert, and I'd heard about her from a Kosciusko librarian.Oprah's Cousin Bashes Book
April 22, 2010
Washington was both; Kosciusko was neither; neither was Hofer.
In the fight that followed, Kosciusko was badly wounded and flung from the house.The Greatest Highway in the World
From this period the life of Kosciusko was passed in retirement.
Why, one 98 day I lost her in a tenement on Kosciusko street.Little Lost Sister
In the words of the poet Byron, "Freedom shrieked when Kosciusko fell."Historic Tales, Vol. 8 (of 15)
- Thaddeus, Polish name Tadeusz Kościusko. 1746–1817, Polish general: fought for the colonists in the American War of Independence and led an unsuccessful revolt against the partitioning of Poland (1794)