- strong and darkly colored.
Origin of maduro
1885–90; < Spanish < Latin mātūrus ripe
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Examples from the Web for maduro
In short, Maduro is now facing dual crises: One economic, the other of legitimacy.Venezuela Says Goodbye to Its Lil Friend, While the Rest of the Continent Cheers
December 20, 2014
When the civilian President Maduro burns in effigy, soldiers can still warm their hands around the flames.Venezuela’s Security Forces: A Killer Elite Beyond the Law
April 22, 2014
Where popular fervor ends, force begins and President Maduro has relied consistently on coercion.
But when his chosen successor, Maduro, ran for president a year ago with the same party machinery, he won by a scant 1.5 per cent.
Maduro, typically, claimed that this might have been a set-up by the Americans.
- (of cigars) dark and strong
- a cigar of this type
Spanish, literally: ripe, from Latin mātūrus ripe, mature
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