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[roh-hahs; Spanish raw-hahs]
  1. Ma·nuel [mah-nwel] /mɑˈnwɛl/, 1892–1948, Philippine statesman: 1st president of the Philippines 1946–48.
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Historical Examples

  • Roxas was to be of our party, so we drove to his brother, the Marquis of Villanuevas, to take him up.

    Italy; with sketches of Spain and Portugal

    William Beckford

  • Then turning to Roxas, said loud enough for me to hear him, He is very young; does he understand what I say to him?

  • Now is the time to elect, in the successor of Sandoval y Roxas, one pledged to the favourite's ruin.

    Calderon The Courtier

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton