[vuh-lair-uh, -leer-uh; Spanish bah-le-rah]
- a city in W Venezuela.
- Ea·mon [ey-muh n] /ˈeɪ mən/, 1882–1975, Irish political leader and statesman, born in the U.S.: prime minister of the Republic of Ireland 1932–48, 1951–54, 1957–59; president 1959–73.
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Examples from the Web for valera
The work was dedicated to Valera, with the understanding that it should always be retained by him.The Standard Oratorios
George P. Upton
The pure and exquisite style of Valera is, doubtless, only to be appreciated by a Castilian.The Grandee
Armando Palacio Valds
Valera stands apart in a different way, and would occupy himself by preference with the opposite class of society.
El seor Valera viene y dice:—Dispnseme Vd., pero estoy muy ocupado.A First Spanish Reader
Erwin W. Roessler and Alfred Remy
The best of the novelists of this last half century, when the revival came about, are Valera and Pereda.Heroic Spain
Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
- See de Valera
- Eamon (ˈeɪmən). 1882–1975, Irish statesman; president of Sinn Féin (1917–26) and of the Dáil (1918–22); formed the Fianna Fáil party (1927); prime minister (1937–48; 1951–54; 1957–59) and president (1959–73) of the Irish Republic
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