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Juárez

[wahr-ez; Spanish hwah-res] /ˈwɑr ɛz; Spanish ˈʰwɑ rɛs/
noun
1.
Benito (Pablo)
[be-nee-taw pah-vlaw] /bɛˈni tɔ ˈpɑ vlɔ/ (Show IPA),
1806–72, president of Mexico 1857–72.
2.
Ciudad. Ciudad Juárez.
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  • By a wave of a hand he indicated the direction to juarez in which to steer, and to Jim and me he would call port or starboard.

  • The fate of the Emperor Maximilian was now in the hands of juarez.

    Mexico Charles Reginald Enock
  • As juarez declared: "Peace means respect for the rights of others."

  • juarez is the only President of Mexico who has died in the occupancy of his office!

    Mexico Charles Reginald Enock
  • Jo, you and Tom watch the upper side, juarez will take care of the trail in front.

    Frontier Boys on the Coast Capt. Wyn Roosevelt
British Dictionary definitions for juarez

Juárez1

/Spanish ˈxwarɛθ/
noun
1.
short for Ciudad Juárez

Juárez2

/Spanish ˈxwarɛθ/
noun
1.
Benito Pablo (beˈnito ˈpaβlo). 1806–72, Mexican statesman. As president (1861–65; 1867–72) he thwarted Napoleon III's attempt to impose an empire under Maximilian and introduced many reforms
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