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Lavalleja

[lah-vah-ye-hah]
noun
  1. Juan An·to·nio [hwahn ahn-taw-nyaw] /ʰwɑn ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/, 1784–1853, Uruguayan revolutionary: leader in war of independence against Brazil 1825.
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Historical Examples

  • Lavalleja was now invested with the chief office of the land.

    Uruguay

    W. H. Koebel

  • Rondeau was deposed and Lavalleja assumed the reins of power.

  • The Lavalleja colony was founded in a field of government land, and occupied by many native families.

  • He promptly deserted and was at once associated with Lavalleja in the command.

  • Within a few minutes the consummation had been achieved, and Lavalleja was in dry clothes.

    Uruguay

    W. H. Koebel