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(Spanish baˈtista)
(Biography) Fulgencio (fulˈxenθjo), full name Batista y Zaldívar. 1901–73, Cuban military leader and dictator: president of Cuba (1940–44, 1952–59); overthrown by Fidel Castro
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(bəˈti stə)

Ful•gen•cio (fulˈhɛn syɔ) 1901–73, Cuban military leader: president 1940–44, 1952–59.
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