Castro

[kas-troh; Spanish kahs-traw]
noun
  1. 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.
  2. 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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  • "Don't you so much as squeak, Mr. Castro," a voice whispered in my ear.

    Romance

    Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer

  • He showed a glimmer of light down the ladder—Carlos and Castro descended.

    Romance

    Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer

  • Castro had hauled the helpless form of old Rangsley forward.

    Romance

    Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer

  • It was noticeable because Castro held aloof from every other soul on board.

    Romance

    Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer

  • Castro's eyes ran furtively all round him, then he looked at me.

    Romance

    Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer


British Dictionary definitions for castro

Castro

noun
  1. 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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