Perón

[ puh-rohn; Spanish pe-rawn ]
/ pəˈroʊn; Spanish pɛˈrɔn /

noun

E·va Duar·te de [ee-vuh -dwahr-tey duh; Spanish e-vah -dwahr-te the], /ˈi və ˈdwɑr teɪ də; Spanish ˈɛ vɑ ˈdwɑr tɛ ðɛ/, 1919–52, Argentine political figure (wife of Juan Perón).
Juan (Do·min·go) [wahn duh-ming-goh; Spanish hwahn daw-meeng-gaw], /wɑn dəˈmɪŋ goʊ; Spanish ʰwɑn dɔˈmiŋ gɔ/, 1895–1974, Argentine military and political leader: president 1946–55, 1973–74.

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British Dictionary definitions for Perón

Perón
/ (Spanish peˈrɔn) /

noun

Juan Domingo (xwan doˈmɪnɡo). 1895–1974, Argentine soldier and statesman; dictator (1946–55). He was deposed in 1955, remaining in exile until 1973, when he was elected president (1973–74)
his third wife, María Estella (maˈria esˈteʎa), known as Isabel. born 1931, president of Argentina (1974–76); deposed
(María) Eva (Duarte) de Perón (ˈeβa), known as Evita. Second wife of Juan Domingo Perón. 1919–52, Argentine film actress: active in politics and social welfare (1946–52)

Derived forms of Perón

Peronist, noun, adjective
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