Plutarco Elías
[ploo-tahr-kaw e-lee-ahs] /pluˈtɑr kɔ ɛˈli ɑs/ (Show IPA), 1877–1945, Mexican general and statesman: president of Mexico 1924–28.
Historical Examples

A Waif of the Plains Bret Harte
Romantic Spain John Augustus O’Shea
The Pirates’ Who’s Who Philip Gosse
The History of the Great and Mighty Kingdom of China and the Situation Thereof, Volume I (of 2) Juan Gonzalez de Mendoza
The Story of Seville Walter M. Gallichan


Read Also:

  • Calli

    a combining form meaning “beautiful,” occurring in loanwords from Greek (calligraphy); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (callisthenics). Historical Examples Yolanda: Maid of Burgundy Charles Major The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen The Trapper’s Daughter Gustave Aimard The White Scalper Gustave Aimard Yolanda: Maid of Burgundy Charles Major Yolanda: Maid of […]

  • Callicrates

    flourished mid-5th century b.c, Greek architect who together with Ictinus designed the Parthenon. Historical Examples Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern Edgar Saltus The History of Rome, Books 37 to the End Titus Livius The Eleusinian Mysteries and Rites Dudley Wright The Federalist Papers Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison Thais […]

  • Calligraph

    to produce by means of calligraphy: The love letter was calligraphed in a delicate hand. Historical Examples The Army Mule and Other War Sketches Henry A. Castle

  • Calligraphy

    fancy penmanship, especially highly decorative handwriting, as with a great many flourishes: She appreciated the calligraphy of the 18th century. handwriting; penmanship. the art of writing beautifully: He studied calligraphy when he was a young man. a script, usually cursive, although sometimes angular, produced chiefly by brush, especially Chinese, Japanese, or Arabic writing of high […]

Disclaimer: Calles definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.