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 (vär′gəs), Getúlio Dornelles 1882-1954.
Brazilian politician who was a leader of the 1930 revolution and then served as president (1930-1945 and 1951-1954). He committed suicide after the military pressured him to resign.

Vargas

(Portuguese ˈvarɡas)
n
(Biography) Getúlio Dornelles (ʒeˈtulju durˈneləʃ). 1883–1954, Brazilian statesman; president (1930–45; 1951–54)
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Noun1.Vargas - Brazilian statesman who ruled Brazil as a virtual dictator (1883-1954)Vargas - Brazilian statesman who ruled Brazil as a virtual dictator (1883-1954)
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For all that, he was much grieved at the loss of his lance, and saying so to his squire, he added, "I remember having read how a Spanish knight, Diego Perez de Vargas by name, having broken his sword in battle, tore from an oak a ponderous bough or branch, and with it did such things that day, and pounded so many Moors, that he got the surname of Machuca, and he and his descendants from that day forth were called Vargas y Machuca.
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