A Mexican revolutionary leader of the twentieth century. He overran plantations in the Mexican Revolution of 1910, dividing the land among peasants. He did not accept the new government's promises of reform in 1915 and lived as an outlaw until he was killed in 1919.
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Villa and Zapata looked on, smiling their papier mache smiles, sure they had seen something like this before.
The faces of Villa and Zapata looked on from the opposite end of the square.
“The Mafiosi can not have possession of good things,” Emiliano said at a press conference after the killings in Puglia.
On June 11, 1958, many individuals were calling from shallow water in a flooded field at Emiliano Zapata.The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacn, Mxico|William E. Duellman
Zapata relates what is evidently the exploit which brought to a close the promising career of this enterprising knave.A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 4|Henry Charles Lea
On the south coast, directly opposite Matanzas, lies a vast swamp known as the Cienega de Zapata.
In the swamp known as the Cienega de Zapata are both alligators and crocodiles, some of them of quite imposing dimensions.
Don Marcos Zapata went to attack them, and killed thirty and captured thirty others.