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[ah-nahs-tah-syaw] /ˌɑ nɑsˈtɑ syɔ/ (Show IPA), (Anastasio Somoza García) 1896–1956, Nicaraguan political leader: president 1937–47, 1950–56 (father of Anastasio and Luis Somoza Debayle).
Contemporary Examples

It was regarded as so deeply onerous that the dictator Anastasio “Tachito” Somoza abolished it in 1970.
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