Pombal

/ (Portuguese pomˈbal) /

noun

Marquês de (mərkeʃ ˈdəː). title of Sebastiâo José de Carvalho e Mello. 1699–1782, Portuguese statesman, who dominated Portuguese government from 1750 to 1777 and instituted many administrative and economic reforms

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