Allende, Salvador [(ah-yen-de)]
A Marxist (see Marxism) who was elected president of Chile in 1970. He set the country on a radical course, which aroused opposition from the middle class and the army. He was overthrown and died during an army coup supported by the CIA in 1973.
Note: Allende remains a hero to many on the left wing in Latin America.
German name of . Historical Examples The Russians have been over this ground already, and fell back from it after their defeat between Osterode and Allenstein. The New York Times Current History of the European War, Vol 1, Issue 4, January 23, 1915 Various The Russian commander, Samsonoff, with his army running from Allenstein southwards, […]
a city in E Pennsylvania. Contemporary Examples Most Allentown residents of Syrian heritage are Orthodox Christians from the Wadi-al-Nasara region in western Homs province. Welcome to Assadville, USA Christopher Moraff November 10, 2014 Following their arrest, Craig and Shawn appeared in U.S. district court in Allentown. Alleged Palin Stalker’s Mom Speaks Diane Herbst August 20, […]
a port in SW Kerala, in S India, on the Arabian Sea. noun a port in S India, in Kerala on the Malabar Coast. Pop: 177 079 (2001)
any substance, often a protein, that induces an : common allergens include pollen, grasses, dust, and some medications. noun any substance capable of inducing an allergy n. substance causing allergy, 1912, from allergy on model of antigen. allergen al·ler·gen (āl’ər-jən) n. A substance, such as pollen, that causes an allergy. See antigen. al’ler·gen’ic (-jěn’ĭk) adj. […]