[kos-kee-uhs-koh, kos-ee-; for 1 also Polish kawsh-choo sh-kaw]
  1. ThaddeusTadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kościuszko, 1746–1817, Polish patriot: general in the American Revolutionary army.
  2. Mount, the highest mountain in Australia, in SE New South Wales. 7316 feet (2230 meters).
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  1. 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)
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