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Rivera

[ri-vair-uh; Spanish ree-ve-rah]
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noun
  1. Die·go [dye-gaw] /ˈdyɛ gɔ/, 1886–1957, Mexican painter.
  2. Jo·sé E·us·ta·sio [haw-se e-oos-tah-syaw] /hɔˈsɛ ˌɛ usˈtɑ syɔ/, 1889–1928, Colombian poet and novelist.
  3. (Jo·sé) Fruc·tuo·so [haw-se frook-twaw-saw] /hɔˈsɛ frukˈtwɔ sɔ/, 1790?–1854, Uruguayan revolutionary and political leader: president of Uruguay 1830–34, 1839–42.
  4. Mi·guel Pri·mo de [mee-gel pree-maw th e] /miˈgɛl ˈpri mɔ ðɛ/. Primo de Rivera, Miguel.
  5. a city in N Uruguay.
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  • Rivera is bounded on the south by Tacuaremb and on the north by Brazil.

    Uruguay

    W. H. Koebel

  • Rivera, however, constitutes by no means the sole mineral district of Uruguay.

    Uruguay

    W. H. Koebel

  • The despotic Governor was not mistaken in his estimate of Rivera's power.

    Uruguay

    W. H. Koebel

  • During the course of these events Rivera had been absent from the town.

    Uruguay

    W. H. Koebel

  • A little after this the four years of Rivera's term of office expired.

    Uruguay

    W. H. Koebel


British Dictionary definitions for rivera

Rivera

noun
  1. Diego (ˈdjeɣo). 1886–1957, Mexican painter, noted for his monumental murals in public buildings, which are influenced by Aztec art and depict revolutionary themes
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