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Hoxha

[haw-jah] /ˈhɔ dʒɑ/
noun
1.
Enver
[en-vuh r] /ˈɛn vər/ (Show IPA),
1908–85, Albanian political leader: premier 1944–54, First Secretary of the Central Committee 1954–1985.
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Contemporary Examples
  • For many years, the country was one of Europe's poorest, without a single major ally, dominated by Hoxha's cult of personality.

Historical Examples
  • The real base of their power has rested in the security and armed forces, and Hoxha and Shehu have divided this power.

    Area Handbook for Albania Eugene K. Keefe
  • Nothing seems to have changed in Albania from the 14th century to the Hoxha days.

    After the Rain Sam Vaknin
  • Hoxha silenced the dissident elements, however, and had most of them expelled from the Party or arrested.

    Area Handbook for Albania Eugene K. Keefe
  • Hoxha did, however, pay lip service to the collective leadership principle enunciated in Moscow after Stalin's death.

    Area Handbook for Albania Eugene K. Keefe
  • The Hoxha school is the oldest military educational institution in the country.

    Area Handbook for Albania Eugene K. Keefe
  • Hoxha has regarded the security police as an elite group, and they have been the mainstay of his power.

    Area Handbook for Albania Eugene K. Keefe
British Dictionary definitions for Hoxha

Hoxha

/Albanian ˈhodʒa/
noun
1.
Enver (ˈemver). 1908–85, Albanian statesman: founded the Albanian Communist Party in 1941 and was its first secretary (1954–85)
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