Carranza



Venustiano
[be-noos-tyah-naw] /ˌbɛ nusˈtyɑ nɔ/ (Show IPA), 1859–1920, Mexican revolutionary and political leader: president 1915–20.
Contemporary Examples

Born into poverty, Carranza entered the emerald mines when he was 11.
Victor Carranza, Emerald Czar of Colombia, Dies Toby Muse April 19, 2013

Last year I spoke with someone with close personal ties to Carranza.
Victor Carranza, Emerald Czar of Colombia, Dies Toby Muse April 19, 2013

Historical Examples

Advantage, for which Carranza foolishly offered the opportunity, was taken of this extreme jealousy to win him over.
A History of The Inquisition of Spain; vol. 2, Henry Charles Lea

All this was skilfully used to prejudice Philip against Carranza.
A History of The Inquisition of Spain; vol. 2, Henry Charles Lea

The Spanish agents speedily found that in the matter of Carranza he was incorruptible and intractable.
A History of The Inquisition of Spain; vol. 2, Henry Charles Lea

Job got nothin’ do Pesita, Villa, Carranza, revolution—just private job.
The Mucker Edgar Rice Burroughs

These quotations go to show that Carranza was not over-pleased with the work of conducting the spy department in Canada.
The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 2, No. 24, June 16, 1898 Various

The present Carranza government of Mexico is of course notoriously anti-American.
The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy Theodore Lothrop Stoddard

When this man, Carranza, went into office, he went in under what they call the Constitution of 1917.
Across the Mesa Jarvis Hall

Such an embargo, General Carranza piously pointed out in florid terms, would compel peace.
The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII) Various

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