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drug baron

Syllabification: drug ba·ron

Definition of drug baron in English:

noun

A person who controls an organization dealing in illegal drugs: the deportation of a reputed drug baron
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  • The drug baron was arrested in August last year in a phone box in the fishing village of Sant Pol de Mar, 230 days after he absconded from Liverpool Crown Court.
  • The novel, a gritty tale of the rise of a drug baron, generated controversy with its raw subject matter and sales skyrocketed.
  • Benito has connections with the local drug baron, who finances the construction of a hospital, while one of the other priests, who stays in the mountains, protects the guerrillas who work for the traffickers.

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