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Manolete

[mah-naw-le-te] /ˌmɑ nɔˈlɛ tɛ/
noun
1.
(Manuel Laureano Rodríguez y Sánchez) 1917–47, Spanish matador.
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Manolete

/Spanish manoˈlete/
noun
1.
original name Manuel Rodriguez y Sánchez. 1917–47, Spanish bullfighter
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Spanish matador, generally considered the successor to Joselito (Jose Gomez) and Juan Belmonte as paramount in the profession.

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