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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


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