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Primo de Rivera

[pree-maw th e ree-ve-rah] /ˈpri mɔ ðɛ riˈvɛ rɑ/
[mee-gel] /miˈgɛl/ (Show IPA),
Marqués de Estella
[mahr-kes th e es-te-lyah] /mɑrˈkɛs ðɛ ɛsˈtɛ lyɑ/ (Show IPA),
(Miguel Prima de Rivera y Orbaneja) 1870–1930, Spanish general and political leader: dictator of Spain 1923–29. Unabridged
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  • The behaviour of the troops led against them in 1881 by General Primo de Rivera doubtless confirmed them in this repugnance.

  • The policy of Primo de Rivera was to gain by diplomacy where the energy of his predecessor had failed.

    A History of the Philippines David P. Barrows
  • Primo de Rivera urged the home government to make some reforms, which would greatly lessen the political importance of the friars.

    A History of the Philippines David P. Barrows
  • Primo de Rivera, who believed the rebellion to be fast on the wane, shipped back to Spain 7,000 troops.

    The Philippine Islands John Foreman
British Dictionary definitions for Primo de Rivera

Primo de Rivera

/Spanish ˈprimo de riˈβera/
José Antonio (xoˈse anˈtonjo). 1903–36, Spanish politician; founded Falangism
his father, Miguel (miˈɣɛl). 1870–1930, Spanish general; dictator of Spain (1923–30)
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