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Meaning of Somoza Debayle

So•mo•za De•bay•le

Pronunciation: (sô-mô'sä e-vī'le Eng. s&schwa-mō'z&schwa- d&schwa-bī'lā, -mō's&schwa), [key]
  1. 1925–80, Nicaraguan army officer, businessman, and political leader: president 1967–72, 1974–79 (brother of Luis Somoza Debayle).
  2. 1922–67, Nicaraguan political leader: president 1957–63.
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