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 (gə-vär′ə, gĕ-vä′rä), Ernesto Known as "Che." 1928-1967.
Argentine-born Cuban revolutionary leader who was Fidel Castro's chief lieutenant in the Cuban revolution (1956-1959) and later served as minister of industry (1961-1965). Active in other Latin American revolutions, he was captured and executed by the Bolivian army.


(ɡəˈvɑːrə; Spanish ɡeˈβara)
(Biography) Ernesto (ɛrˈnesto), known as Che Guevara. 1928–67, Latin American politician and soldier, born in Argentina. He developed guerrilla warfare as a tool for revolution and was instrumental in Castro's victory in Cuba (1959), where he held government posts until 1965. He was killed while training guerrillas in Bolivia


(gəˈvɑr ə, geɪ-)

Ernesto, ( “Che” ), 1928–67, Cuban revolutionary leader, born in Argentina.
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Noun1.Guevara - an Argentine revolutionary leader who was Fidel Castro's chief lieutenant in the Cuban revolution; active in other Latin American countries; was captured and executed by the Bolivian army (1928-1967)
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