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Belgrano

[bel-grah-noh; Spanish bel-grah-naw] /bɛlˈgrɑ noʊ; Spanish bɛlˈgrɑ nɔ/
noun
1.
Manuel
[mah-nwel] /mɑˈnwɛl/ (Show IPA),
1770–1820, Argentine general.
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  • "What Belgrano says is worth no attention," said Don Isidro.

    Ponce de Leon

    William Pilling
  • Belgrano started to his feet, his face glowing with animation.

    Ponce de Leon

    William Pilling
  • "That was absurd; that was nothing but a joke," said Belgrano.

    Ponce de Leon

    William Pilling
  • "An angel has more to do with it than you think," said Belgrano musingly.

    Ponce de Leon

    William Pilling
  • "I am going to rejoin the Viceroy if I can find him," said Belgrano.

    Ponce de Leon

    William Pilling
  • "We must not only prepare, but much we must do also," said Belgrano.

    Ponce de Leon

    William Pilling
  • Belgrano, then in turn advanced and made once again for Salta.

    South America W. H. Koebel
  • A month later Belgrano took over the command of the army in Peru in order to make a stand against the threatened invasion.

    South America W. H. Koebel
  • These negotiations and others which succeeded them broke down and Belgrano returned to Buenos Aires.

    South America W. H. Koebel
  • A little later Belgrano became possessed of the somewhat extraordinary idea of crowning a member of the family of the Incas.

    South America W. H. Koebel

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