a secret movement in Islam, often associated with Ismaʿili Shiʿism.
Fulgencio [fool-hen-syaw] /fulˈhɛn syɔ/ (Show IPA), (Fulgencio Batista y Zaldívar) 1901–73, Cuban military leader: dictator of Cuba 1934–40; president 1940–44, 1952–59. Contemporary Examples “I was floored,” says neurosurgeon Paulo Niemeyer, who had contacted Batista for the event. The Rise And Fall Of Brazilian Billionaire Eike Batista Mac Margolis November 8, 2013 Nonetheless, the judge did […]
a fine, often sheer fabric, constructed in either a plain or figured weave and made of any of various natural or synthetic fibers. Contemporary Examples batiste is from New Orleans, and his heritage informs both his music and his performance style. Jon Batiste, a Thrilling Jazz Pianist Whose First Goal Is to Entertain Howard Wolfson […]
noun a town in N England, in Kirklees unitary authority, West Yorkshire. Pop: 49 448 (2001) Historical Examples Next to him sat batley, looking thoughtful; and Crestwick sat opposite Lisle, eager and unhealthily flushed. The Long Portage Harold Bindloss He had batley with him and the Crestwicks, who were down before. The Long Portage Harold […]
- Batlle y ordonez
José [haw-se] /hɔˈsɛ/ (Show IPA), 1856–1929, Uruguayan statesman: president of Uruguay 1903–07, 1911–15.