rafael leonidas trujillo


[troo-hee-oh; Spanish troo-hee-yaw]
Rafael Leonidas [raf-ey-el lee-on-i-duhs; Spanish rah-fah-el le-aw-nee-thahs] , (Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Molina) 1891–1961, Dominican general and politician: president 1930–38, 1942–52.
a seaport in NW Peru.
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Trujillo1 (Spanish truˈxijo)
a city in NW Peru: founded 1535; university (1824); centre of a district producing rice and sugar cane. Pop: 686 000 (2005 est)

Trujillo2 (Spanish truˈxijo)
Rafael (Léonidas) (ˌrafaˈel), original name Rafael Léonidas Trujillo Molina. 1891--1961, Dominican dictator, who governed the Dominican Republic (1930--61) with the help of a powerful police force: assassinated

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