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Trujillo, Rafael

Syllabification: Tru·ji·llo, Rafael
Pronunciation: /
 
tro͞oˈhē(y)ō/

Definition of Trujillo, Rafael in English:

( 1891–1961), Dominican statesman; president of the Dominican Republic 1930–38 and 1942–52; born Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina; known as Generalissimo. Although he was formally president for only two periods, he wielded dictatorial powers from 1930 until his death.

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