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Cas·tro

 (kăs′trō, kä′strō), Cipriano 1858?-1924.
Venezuelan soldier and politician who was president from 1899 to 1908, when he was suspended by the congress for his dictatorial policies.

Castro

, Fidel Born 1927.
Cuban revolutionary leader who overthrew the regime of Fulgencio Batista in 1959 and established a Communist state. He was Cuba's prime minister from 1959 until 1976, when he became president of the government and First Secretary of the Communist Party. In declining health, he passed de facto control of the government to his younger brother Raúl in 2006 and officially retired in 2008.

Castro

, Raúl Born 1931.
Cuban revolutionary leader who assisted his brother Fidel in overthrowing the regime of Fulgencio Batista in 1959. Raúl became acting president in 2006 and was officially elected president in 2008 after Fidel announced his retirement.

Castro

(ˈkæstrəʊ; Spanish ˈkastro)
n
1. (Biography) 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)
2. (Biography) his brother Raúl (raˈul). full name Raúl Modesto Castro Ruz. born 1931, Cuban revolutionary and statesman; president from 2008

Cas•tro

(ˈkæs troʊ)

n.
Fi•del (fɪˈdɛl) (Fidel Castro Ruz) born 1927, Cuban revolutionary leader: prime minister 1959–76; president since 1976.
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Noun1.Castro - Cuban socialist leader who overthrew a dictator in 1959 and established a Marxist socialist state in Cuba (born in 1927)
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