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[sip-ree-ah-noh;; Spanish see-pree-ah-naw] /ˌsɪp riˈɑ noʊ;; Spanish ˌsi priˈɑ nɔ/ (Show IPA), 1858?–1924, Venezuelan military and political leader: president 1901–08; exiled 1908.
Fidel [fi-del;; Spanish fee-th el] /fɪˈdɛl;; Spanish fiˈðɛl/ (Show IPA), (Fidel Castro Ruz) born 1927, Cuban revolutionary and political leader: prime minister 1959–76 and president 1976–2008.
Contemporary Examples

The interiority of Frederick Clegg is something we rarely find elsewhere, certainly not in the case of Ariel Castro.
How to Understand the Criminal Mind By Reading This Novel Casey N. Cep December 5, 2013

Castro did not have cancer, he said, but his condition was nonetheless “terminal.”
The Day Castro Wept A. L. Bardach September 16, 2009

After a life-saving colostomy was performed, Castro was deeply distraught.
The Day Castro Wept A. L. Bardach September 16, 2009

Castro did not answer the door, perhaps because by that time three women were imprisoned there.
How Ariel Castro Remained at Liberty in Cleveland All These Years Michael Daly May 8, 2013

Figueroa had further alleged that Castro “frequently abducts daughters and keeps them from mother/petitioner/legal custodian.”
How Ariel Castro Remained at Liberty in Cleveland All These Years Michael Daly May 8, 2013

Historical Examples

Our firm is Morton & Son: in business we are one, Mr. Castro.
Two Men of Sandy Bar Bret Harte

“Don’t you so much as squeak, Mr. Castro,” a voice whispered in my ear.
Romance Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer

The scheme was big and expensive; the stream it was necessary to harness so as to bring it to Castro, was far away.
Csar or Nothing Po Baroja Baroja

He showed a glimmer of light down the ladder—Carlos and Castro descended.
Romance Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer

What might have happened if Castro had remained much longer in charge, may be guessed.
The Hispanic Nations of the New World William R. Shepherd

Fidel (fɪˈdɛl; Spanish fiˈðɛl). full name Fidel Castro Ruz. born 1927, Cuban revolutionary and statesman: led the communist overthrow of the Batista dictatorship in 1959; prime minister (1959–76), president (1976–2008)


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