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Marcos

[mahr-kohs] /ˈmɑr koʊs/
noun
1.
Ferdinand E(dralin) [ed-ruh-lin] /ˈɛd rə lɪn/ (Show IPA), 1917–1989, Philippine political leader: president 1965–86.
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  • "It is not that," said Marcos, curtly, with a flush on his brown face.

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  • There was great excitement in Mexico over the story Friar Marcos told.

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  • I went down afterwards, however, when help had come and the dying man had been carried away--by a friar, Marcos!

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  • She guessed why Stewart might have been angry at the presence of Padre Marcos.

  • Marcos took his post immediately underneath and stretching his arm up took hold of one of the two bars, and waited.

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British Dictionary definitions for Marcos

Marcos

/ˈmɑːkɒs/
noun
1.
Ferdinand (Edralin). 1917–89, Filipino statesman; president of the Philippines from 1965; deposed and exiled in 1986
2.
his wife, Imelda (Remedios Visitacion Trinidad Romualdez). born 1929, Filipino politician; governor of Manila (1976–86); notorious for her profligacy as first lady
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