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Bokassa, Jean Bédel Line breaks: Jean Bédel Bo|kassa
Pronunciation: /bəˈkasə/

Definition of Bokassa, Jean Bédel in English:

( 1921–96), African statesman and military leader, President 1972-6 of the Central African Republic, self-styled emperor 1976-9.

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