Meaning of Fairfax

Fair•fax

Pronunciation: (fâr'faks), [key]
— n.
  1. (3rd Baron Fairfax of Cameron), 1612–71, British general: commander in chief of the parliamentary army 1645–50.
  2. (6th Baron Fairfax of Cameron), 1692–1782, English colonist in Virginia.
  3. a town in NE Virginia. 19,390.
  4. a male given name.
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