Definition of Chavez, Cesar in English:

Chavez, Cesar

Syllabification: Cha·vez, Cesar
Pronunciation: /ˈCHävez, ˈSHä-
 
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  • (1927–93), US labor leader; full name Cesar Estrada Chavez. In 1962, he founded the organization that became the United Farm Workers, and he used nonviolent tactics to gain union contracts with California vineyard owners.

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