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Belgrano

[bel-grah-noh; Spanish bel-grah-naw] /bɛlˈgrɑ noʊ; Spanish bɛlˈgrɑ nɔ/
noun
1.
Manuel
[mah-nwel] /mɑˈnwɛl/ (Show IPA),
1770–1820, Argentine general.
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  • Belgrano was a poor general but a great citizen, and though he lost battles, he won the respect of his enemies.

  • Belgrano started to his feet, his face glowing with animation.

    Ponce de Leon William Pilling
  • A little later Belgrano became possessed of the somewhat extraordinary idea of crowning a member of the family of the Incas.

    South America W. H. Koebel
  • "That was absurd; that was nothing but a joke," said Belgrano.

    Ponce de Leon William Pilling
  • "We must not only prepare, but much we must do also," said Belgrano.

    Ponce de Leon William Pilling
  • These negotiations and others which succeeded them broke down and Belgrano returned to Buenos Aires.

    South America W. H. Koebel
  • He, through Godoy Cruz and Belgrano in person, constantly urged a declaration of independence.

  • But Marcelino and Belgrano looked at each other, and each read the thought of the other in his glance.

    Ponce de Leon William Pilling
  • Two months after Belgrano's surrender, a bloodless revolution occurred.

  • "I am not surprised that Liniers should declare his intention of yielding at once," said Belgrano.

    Ponce de Leon William Pilling

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