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Santa Anna

[sahn-tah ah-nah; English san-tuh an-uh] /ˈsɑn tɑ ˈɑ nɑ; English ˈsæn tə ˈæn ə/
Antonio López de
[ahn-taw-nyaw law-pes th e] /ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ ˈlɔ pɛs ðɛ/ (Show IPA),
1795?–1876, Mexican general and revolutionist: dictator 1844–45; president 1833–35, 1853–55.
Also, Santa Ana. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Santa Anna's command comprised at least twenty thousand Mexicans.

    The Nation in a Nutshell George Makepeace Towle
  • But these banished Mexicans being enemies of Santa Anna it was after all not so unnatural.

    The Free Lances Mayne Reid
  • When Santa Anna entered the rectangle unattended to reconnoitre, a shell burst near him and covered his red pony with dirt.

  • And with altogether a different air did Santa Anna take them up for examination.

    The Free Lances Mayne Reid
  • Small wonder was it that Santa Anna was often termed the Mexican butcher.

    For the Liberty of Texas Edward Stratemeyer
  • Santa Anna dare anything—at least, neither shame nor mercy will restrain him.

    The Free Lances Mayne Reid
  • Santa Anna upon this pronounced in Perote, declaring the election of Guerrero valid.

    Mexico Susan Hale
  • When they arrived at Harrisburgh they found Santa Anna had burned the place.

  • Santa Anna, like San Nicols, has a most beautiful wooden roof.

    Cathedral Cities of Spain William Wiehe Collins
  • Santa Anna would make no terms with me, but his day is nearly over.

    Ahead of the Army W. O. Stoddard

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