[ saw-maw-sah; English suh-moh-zuh, -moh-suh ]
/ sɔˈmɔ sɑ; English səˈmoʊ zə, -ˈmoʊ sə /
A·nas·ta·sio [ah-nahs-tah-syaw], /ˌɑ nɑsˈtɑ syɔ/, Anastasio Somoza García, 1896–1956, Nicaraguan political leader: president 1937–47, 1950–56 (father of Anastasio and Luis Somoza Debayle).
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
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It was regarded as so deeply onerous that the dictator Anastasio “Tachito” Somoza abolished it in 1970.China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution|Nina Lakhani|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST