Batista



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 not send Batista to jail, ordering him instead to perform two years of community service.
The Brutal Fall of Brazilian Billionaire Eike Batista Mac Margolis June 24, 2013

It is easy to get carried away with the comic potential of the Batista drama.
Take My Kidney, Please Sally Satel January 7, 2009

Batista, a onetime powerboat racer, favored fast cars and yachts.
The Rise And Fall Of Brazilian Billionaire Eike Batista Mac Margolis November 8, 2013

Within hours of Dr. Batista’s news conference, his story was making international tabloid headlines.
Take My Kidney, Please Sally Satel January 7, 2009

Historical Examples

Batista some years, during which he continued to paint, and to form pupils, until infirmity and old age compelled him to desist.
The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. V (of 6) Luigi Antonio Lanzi

Batista, with whom also lived Scipione Ramenghi, son of Gio.
The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. V (of 6) Luigi Antonio Lanzi

You mentioned that Oswald spoke of injustices which took place295 during the Batista regime.
Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

Batista, whom he had carried with him to Madrid as his assistants.
The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. V (of 6) Luigi Antonio Lanzi

Batista Tassinari ought to be ranked among his fellow disciples, if we only regard the period in which he flourished.
The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. IV (of 6) Luigi Antonio Lanzi

noun
Fulgencio (fulˈxenθjo), full name Batista y Zaldívar. 1901–73, Cuban military leader and dictator: president of Cuba (1940–44, 1952–59); overthrown by Fidel Castro

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