[kas-troh; Spanish kahs-traw]
- Ci·pri·a·no [sip-ree-ah-noh; Spanish see-pree-ah-naw] /ˌsɪp riˈɑ noʊ; Spanish ˌsi priˈɑ nɔ/, 1858?–1924, Venezuelan military and political leader: president 1901–08; exiled 1908.
- Fidel [fi-del; Spanish fee-th el] /fɪˈdɛl; Spanish fiˈðɛl/, Fidel Castro Ruz, born 1927, Cuban revolutionary and political leader: prime minister 1959–76 and president 1976–2008.
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Examples from the Web for castro
He also was working to recruit Castro as a driver for a drug load.
But even though he has been disappeared, Castro is not forgotten.
But they [Castro and Chito] must have been talking business.
That is a reality that still eats at Grace Castro and Yvonne Lozoya.
Absent a body, no one can say with absolute certainty whether Castro is dead, even if all signs point in that direction.
"Don't you so much as squeak, Mr. Castro," a voice whispered in my ear.
He showed a glimmer of light down the ladder—Carlos and Castro descended.
Castro had hauled the helpless form of old Rangsley forward.
It was noticeable because Castro held aloof from every other soul on board.
Castro's eyes ran furtively all round him, then he looked at me.
- Fidel (fɪˈdɛl; Spanish fiˈðɛl). full name Fidel Castro Ruz. born 1927, Cuban revolutionary and statesman: led the communist overthrow of the Batista dictatorship in 1959; prime minister (1959–76), president (1976–2008)
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