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Batista

[buh-tee-stuh; Spanish bah-tees-tah] /bəˈti stə; Spanish bɑˈtis tɑ/
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Fulgencio
[fool-hen-syaw] /fulˈhɛn syɔ/ (Show IPA),
(Fulgencio Batista y Zaldívar) 1901–73, Cuban military leader: dictator of Cuba 1934–40; president 1940–44, 1952–59.
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Batista

/Spanish baˈtista/
noun
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Fulgencio (fulˈxenθjo), full name Batista y Zaldívar. 1901–73, Cuban military leader and dictator: president of Cuba (1940–44, 1952–59); overthrown by Fidel Castro
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