- Do·min·go Faus·ti·no [daw-meeng-gaw fous-tee-naw] /dɔˈmiŋ gɔ faʊsˈti nɔ/, 1811–88, Argentine writer, educator, and political leader: president 1868–74.
- General Sarmiento.
[jen-er-uh l sahr-myen-toh-, -mee-en-; Spanish he-ne-rahl sahr-myen-taw]
- a city in E Argentina, a suburb of Buenos Aires.
Also called Sarmiento.
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At that place Sarmiento had founded the colony of Philippeville in 1581.Celebrated Travels and Travellers
The influence of Mitre had waned, and in 1868 Sarmiento was quietly elected in his place.
The era of modern Argentina is inaugurated by the Presidency of Sarmiento in 1868.
Sarmiento, the "schoolmaster president," succeeded Mitre in 1868.The South American Republics Part I of II
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He faced Sarmiento, and the latter stopped when he saw Grahame's frown.The Coast of Adventure