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Juárez

[wahr-ez; Spanish hwah-res]
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noun
  1. Be·ni·to (Pa·blo) [be-nee-taw pah-vlaw] /bɛˈni tɔ ˈpɑ vlɔ/, 1806–72, president of Mexico 1857–72.
  2. Ciudad. Ciudad Juárez.
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  • The fate of the Emperor Maximilian was now in the hands of Juarez.

    Mexico

    Charles Reginald Enock

  • Juarez is the only President of Mexico who has died in the occupancy of his office!

    Mexico

    Charles Reginald Enock

  • It is Juarez without the bull ring, the racetrack or the gambling places.

    Across the Mesa

    Jarvis Hall

  • "You are more apt to find us wolves in lamb's hide," retorted Juarez.

    Frontier Boys on the Coast

    Capt. Wyn Roosevelt

  • It was only with the aid of Juarez's horsemanship that he clawed his way back to safety.

    Frontier Boys on the Coast

    Capt. Wyn Roosevelt


British Dictionary definitions for juarez

Juárez1

noun
  1. short for Ciudad Juárez
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Juárez2

noun
  1. Benito Pablo (beˈnito ˈpaβlo). 1806–72, Mexican statesman. As president (1861–65; 1867–72) he thwarted Napoleon III's attempt to impose an empire under Maximilian and introduced many reforms
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