Definition of Pulaski, Casimir in US English:

Pulaski, Casimir

proper noun

  • (1747–79) Polish count and commissioned American cavalry officer; name in Polish Kazimierz Pulaski. Having fled from involvement in a Polish rebellion 1768–72, he arrived in America 1777 and joined the cause of American independence. Commissioned a general in 1778, he was invaluable in the defense of Charleston 1779 but was mortally wounded at the siege of Savannah.


Pulaski, Casimir