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[kahr-th e-nahs]
  1. Lá·za·ro [lah-sah-raw] /ˈlɑ sɑˌrɔ/, 1895–1970, Mexican general and political reformer: president 1934–40.
  2. a seaport in NW Cuba.
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Examples from the Web for cardenas

Historical Examples of cardenas

  • We arrived at Cardenas after a week's voyage, and stopped there a day to recruit.

    The Narrative of a Blockade-Runner

    John Wilkinson

  • On the morning of the 19th of May, a landing was effected at Cardenas.

  • Lopez saw that the capture of Cardenas was a barren victory.

    By-Ways of War

    James Jeffrey Roche

  • In the exhibition of scenes like this, the bay of Cardenas was not alone, or singular.

  • Cardenas is a seaport on the north coast about 135 miles east of Havana.


    Arthur D. Hall

British Dictionary definitions for cardenas


  1. Lázaro (ˈlaθaro). 1895–1970, Mexican statesman and general; president of Mexico (1934–40)
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