[sal-uh-zahr, sahl-; Portuguese suh-lah-zahr]


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. 2019

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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



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