Definition of Kosciusko
1. Noun. Polish patriot and soldier who fought with Americans in the American Revolution (1746-1817).
Generic synonyms: Nationalist, Patriot, Soldier
Lexicographical Neighbors of Kosciusko
Literary usage of Kosciusko
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1831)
"Kosciusko, Thaddeus, the last generalissimo of the republic of Poland, ... They chose Kosciusko their general, and made him acquainted with their plans. ..."
2. Gold Star Honor Roll: A Record of Indiana Men and Women who Died in the by Indiana Historical Commission (1921)
"Died of pneumonia October 6, 1918, Base Hospital, Camp Taylor, Ky. Buried in Eel River Cemetery, near the Kosciusko-Wabash County line. ..."
3. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Being His Autobiography, Correspondence by Thomas Jefferson, Henry Augustine Washington (1854)
"BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF GENERAL Kosciusko. 1. ... relating to General Kosciusko previously to his ... Kosciusko was born in the Grand Duchy of ..."
4. American Military Biography by Amos Blanchard (1825)
"The Russian general, Baron de Fersen, op learning that Kosciusko expected to he ... had not a Russian officer, whose wife hud heen a prisoner to Kosciusko, ..."
5. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson. by Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Adgate Lipscomb, Albert Ellery Bergh (1905)
"Circumstances relating to General Kosciusko previously to his joining the American ... Kosciusko was born in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania in the year 1756. ..."