[ 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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