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Primo de Rivera

[ pree-maw the ree-ve-rah ]

noun

  1. Mi·guel [mee-, gel], Mar·qués de Es·te·lla [mah, r, -, kes, , th, e es-, te, -lyah], Miguel Prima de Rivera y Orbaneja, 1870–1930, Spanish general and political leader: dictator of Spain 1923–29.


Primo de Rivera

/ ˈprimo de riˈβera /

noun

  1. Primo de RiveraJosé Antonio19031936MSpanishPOLITICS: politicianPOLITICS: Falangist José Antonio (xoˈse anˈtonjo). 1903–36, Spanish politician; founded Falangism
  2. Primo de RiveraMiguel18701930MSpanishMILITARY: generalPOLITICS: statesman his father, Miguel (miˈɣɛl). 1870–1930, Spanish general; dictator of Spain (1923–30)
“Collins English Dictionary — Complete & Unabridged” 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012


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Primo de Rivera, who believed the rebellion to be fast on the wane, shipped back to Spain 7,000 troops.

The policy of Primo de Rivera was to gain by diplomacy where the energy of his predecessor had failed.

Primo de Rivera urged the home government to make some reforms, which would greatly lessen the political importance of the friars.

The behaviour of the troops led against them in 1881 by General Primo de Rivera doubtless confirmed them in this repugnance.

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