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Salazar

[sal-uh-zahr, sahl-; Portuguese suh-lah-zahr] /ˌsæl əˈzɑr, ˌsɑl-; Portuguese sə lɑˈzɑr/
noun
1.
Antonio de Oliveira
[ahn-taw-nyoo duh aw-lee-vey-ruh] /ɑ̃ˈtɔ nyʊ də ˌɔ liˈveɪ rə/ (Show IPA),
1889–1970, premier of Portugal 1933–68.
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  • Salazar glided to the door and turned to wave his hand at me.

    Romance Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • As soon as Salazar got up from his sickbed he was back at the fort.

  • In this decision the opposing candidates, Salazar and Jerez, acquiesced.

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  • Salazar received them with dignity, and listened calmly to their entreaties.

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  • Two other Democrats also presented themselves, Salazar and Ferrer.

    Real Soldiers of Fortune Richard Harding Davis
  • A similar state of things is to be observed at Ochagavia in Salazar.

    Basque Legends Wentworth Webster
  • Two other candidates, Ferrer and Salazar, were also in the field.

    Gentlemen Rovers E. Alexander Powell
British Dictionary definitions for Salazar

Salazar

/Portuguese sələˈzar/
noun
1.
Antonio de Oliveira (ənˈtɔnju ˈdəː oliˈvəɪrə). 1889–1970, Portuguese statesman; dictator (1932–68)
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