[ frahn-see-uh; Spanish frahn-syah ]

  1. Jo·sé Gas·par Ro·drí·guez de [haw-segahs-pahrraw-three-gesthe], /hɔˈsɛ gɑsˈpɑr rɔˈðri gɛs ðɛ/, "El Supremo", 1766–1840, Paraguayan political leader: dictator 1814–40.

Words Nearby Francia Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Francia in a sentence

  • In the year 1814 Francia determined that the time had come when he could dispense with the services of his colleague, Yegros.

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