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Castro

[kas-troh; Spanish kahs-traw] /ˈkæs troʊ; Spanish ˈkɑs trɔ/
noun
1.
Cipriano
[sip-ree-ah-noh;; Spanish see-pree-ah-naw] /ˌsɪp riˈɑ noʊ;; Spanish ˌsi priˈɑ nɔ/ (Show IPA),
1858?–1924, Venezuelan military and political leader: president 1901–08; exiled 1908.
2.
Fidel [fi-del;; Spanish fee-th el] /fɪˈdɛl;; Spanish fiˈðɛl/ (Show IPA), (Fidel Castro Ruz) born 1927, Cuban revolutionary and political leader: prime minister 1959–76 and president 1976–2008.
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Castro

/ˈkæstrəʊ; Spanish ˈkastro/
noun
1.
Fidel (fɪˈdɛl; Spanish fiˈðɛl). full name Fidel Castro Ruz. born 1927, Cuban revolutionary and statesman: led the communist overthrow of the Batista dictatorship in 1959; prime minister (1959–76), president (1976–2008)
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