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Pedro I

[pey-droh; Portuguese pe-droo] /ˈpeɪ droʊ; Portuguese ˈpɛ drʊ/
noun
1.
(Dom Pedro) 1798–1834, king of Portugal (1826, as Pedro IV) and first emperor of Brazil 1822–31.
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  • dom pedro was quieted down, and the demoralized squad was marched sheepishly to the house as prisoners of war of the tall farmer.

  • dom pedro groaned inwardly, but attempted a show of resolution.

    The League of the Leopard Harold Bindloss
  • Now, however, his companion conceived it possible that he intended to retain his hold upon dom pedro and secure the map as well.

    The League of the Leopard Harold Bindloss
  • "But this is very little, and dom pedro pays you well," returned the girl.

    The League of the Leopard Harold Bindloss
  • If Ines were only out of the way, dom pedro would forget her, and consent to make a suitable marriage.

  • The proclamation of the Constitution marked the zenith of dom pedro's popularity.

    South America W. H. Koebel
  • "I would give a good deal to know what is in dom pedro's mind just now," said Maxwell.

    The League of the Leopard Harold Bindloss
  • dom pedro's administration, moreover, was conducted with tact and good judgment.

    South America W. H. Koebel
  • dom pedro grasped the rails hard with genuine consternation in his face; and there was horror in the señora's expression.

    The League of the Leopard Harold Bindloss
  • "The lady Priscilla waits you in the cabin," said dom pedro.

    In Macao Charles A. Gunnison
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Pedro I

/ˈpɛdrəʊ/
noun
1.
1798–1834, first emperor of Brazil (1822–31); son of John VI of Portugal: declared Brazilian independence (1822)
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