Definition of Duvalier in English:

Duvalier

Syllabification: Du·va·lier
Pronunciation: /d(y)o͞oˈvälyā
 
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  • 1The name of a family of Haitian statesmen.
  • 1.1 François (1907–71), president 1957–71; known as Papa Doc. His regime was noted for its oppressive nature.
  • 1.2 Jean-Claude (1951-), son of François; known as Baby Doc. He succeeded to his father’s presidency in 1971 but was overthrown by a mass uprising in 1986.

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