[sal-uh-zahr, sahl-; Portuguese suh-lah-zahr]
  1. An·to·nio de O·li·vei·ra [ahn-taw-nyoo duh aw-lee-vey-ruh] /ɑ̃ˈtɔ nyʊ də ˌɔ liˈveɪ rə/, 1889–1970, premier of Portugal 1933–68. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of salazar

  • Salazar glided to the door and turned to wave his hand at me.


    Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer

  • As soon as Salazar got up from his sickbed he was back at the fort.

  • In this decision the opposing candidates, Salazar and Jerez, acquiesced.

    By-Ways of War

    James Jeffrey Roche

  • Salazar received them with dignity, and listened calmly to their entreaties.

  • Two other Democrats also presented themselves, Salazar and Ferrer.

    Real Soldiers of Fortune

    Richard Harding Davis

British Dictionary definitions for salazar


  1. Antonio de Oliveira (ənˈtɔnju ˈdəː oliˈvəɪrə). 1889–1970, Portuguese statesman; dictator (1932–68)
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