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  1. Ma·te·o [mah-te-aw] /mɑˈtɛ ɔ/, 1547?–1610, Spanish novelist.
  2. Mi·guel [mee-gel] /miˈgɛl/, 1902–1983, president of Mexico 1946–52.
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Examples from the Web for aleman

Historical Examples

  • Instantly, and with ready adaptability to the customs of the country, we all shouted at the top of our voices, Aleman!

    The 'Ayesha' being the adventures of the landing squad of the 'Emden'

    Hellmuth von Mcke

  • This incident is copied from Aleman's romance of Guzman d' Alfarache, q.v.

British Dictionary definitions for aleman


  1. Mateo (maˈteo). 1547–?1614, Spanish novelist, author of the picaresque novel Guzmán de Alfarache (1599)
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