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Torquemada

[tawr-kuh-mah-duh; Spanish tawr-ke-mah-th ah] /ˌtɔr kəˈmɑ də; Spanish ˌtɔr kɛˈmɑ ðɑ/
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Tomás de
[taw-mahs th e] /tɔˈmɑs ðɛ/ (Show IPA),
1420–98, Spanish inquisitor general.
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Torquemada

/Spanish tɔrkeˈmaða/
noun
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Tomás de (toˈmas de). 1420–98, Spanish Dominican monk. As first Inquisitor-General of Spain (1483–98), he was responsible for the burning of some 2000 heretics
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