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  1. Plu·tar·co E·lí·as [ploo-tahr-kaw e-lee-ahs] /pluˈtɑr kɔ ɛˈli ɑs/, 1877–1945, Mexican general and statesman: president of Mexico 1924–28.
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Examples from the Web for calles

Historical Examples of calles

  • Why, he's even changed his name, and calles himself Don Juan Robinson!

    A Waif of the Plains

    Bret Harte

  • The Plazas and Calles of the mainland of Spain have been parted with.

    Romantic Spain

    John Augustus O'Shea

  • Calles did not die on the gallows without an attempt at getting let off.

  • They do binde their haire up to the crowne of their heade, in calles of golde verie curious, and with pinnes of the same.

  • Velazquez painted the familiar figure of the water-seller, who is to be seen to-day in the calles of Seville, crying agua fresca.

    The Story of Seville

    Walter M. Gallichan