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Duvalier

[ doo-vahl-yey; French dy-va-lyey ]
/ ˌdu vɑlˈyeɪ; French dü vaˈlyeɪ /
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noun

François [frahn-swa], /frɑ̃ˈswa/, "Papa Doc", 1907–71, Haitian physician and dictator: president 1957–71.
his son, Jean-Claude [zhahn-klohd], /ʒɑ̃ˈkloʊd/, "Baby Doc", 1951–2014, Haitian political leader: president 1971–86.

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British Dictionary definitions for Duvalier

Duvalier
/ (French dyvalje) /

noun

François (frɑ̃swa), known as Papa Doc. 1907–71, president of Haiti (1957–71)
his son, Jean-Claude (ʒɑ̃klod), known as Baby Doc. born 1951, Haitian statesman; president of Haiti 1971–86; deposed; lived in exile in France before returning to Haiti in 2011
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