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Santa Anna

[sahn-tah ah-nah; English san-tuh an-uh]
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noun
  1. An·to·nio Ló·pez de [ahn-taw-nyaw law-pes th e] /ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ ˈlɔ pɛs ðɛ/, 1795?–1876, Mexican general and revolutionist: dictator 1844–45; president 1833–35, 1853–55.
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  • Returning now to Santa-Anna's Presidency, his erratic acts disgusted his countrymen, and pronunciamientos followed.

    Mexico

    Charles Reginald Enock

  • The revolutions against Santa-Anna culminated in his defeat and departure from the country under an act of banishment.

    Mexico

    Charles Reginald Enock

  • Santa-Anna had been sent against Texas, and he played a far from creditable part.

    Mexico

    Charles Reginald Enock