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Trujillo

[ troo-hee-oh; Spanish troo-hee-yaw ]
/ truˈhi oʊ; Spanish truˈhi yɔ /
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noun
Ra·fa·el Le·o·ni·das [raf-ey-el lee-on-i-duhs; Spanish rah-fah-el-le-aw-nee-thahs], /ˈræf eɪˌɛl liˈɒn ɪ dəs; Spanish ˌrɑ fɑˈɛl ˌlɛ ɔˈni ðɑs/, Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Molina, 1891–1961, Dominican general and politician: president 1930–38, 1942–52.
a seaport in NW Peru.
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British Dictionary definitions for Trujillo (1 of 2)

Trujillo1
/ (Spanish truˈxijo) /

noun
a city in NW Peru: founded 1535; university (1824); centre of a district producing rice and sugar cane. Pop: 686 000 (2005 est)

British Dictionary definitions for Trujillo (2 of 2)

Trujillo2
/ (Spanish truˈxijo) /

noun
Rafael (Léonidas) (ˌrafaˈel), original name Rafael Léonidas Trujillo Molina . 1891–1961, Dominican dictator, who governed the Dominican Republic (1930–61) with the help of a powerful police force: assassinated
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