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Ortega

noun
  1. Daniel, full surname Ortega Saavedra. born 1945, Nicaraguan politician and former resistance leader; president of Nicaragua (1985–90) and from 2007
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  • Surely there was never anything so still in the world as this Ortega.

    The Arrow of Gold

    Joseph Conrad

  • The sight of Ortega lying on his back at the foot of the stairs arrested me in the doorway.

    The Arrow of Gold

    Joseph Conrad

  • There was no driving off the uneasiness regarding Captain Ortega.

    Up the Forked River

    Edward Sylvester Ellis

  • He learned from Ortega where the lady lived, and called on her to see it.

    The Violin

    George Hart

  • "It is a good six hours' ride to Ortega's," he said to the men.

    Ramona

    Helen Hunt Jackson