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Castro

[ kas-troh; Spanish kahs-traw ]
/ ˈkæs troʊ; Spanish ˈkɑs trɔ /
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noun
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-thel], /fɪˈdɛl; Spanish fiˈðɛl/, Fidel Castro Ruz, 1926–2016, Cuban revolutionary and political leader: prime minister 1959–76 and president 1976–2008.
Raúl [rah-ool], /rɑˈul/, Raúl Modesto Castro Ruz, born 1931, Cuban revolutionary and political leader: minister of defense 1959–2008 and president 2008–2018.
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Castro
/ (ˈkæstrəʊ, Spanish ˈkastro) /

noun
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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