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Ri·ve·ra

 (rĭ-vĕr′ə, rē-vĕ′rä), Diego 1886-1957.
Mexican painter noted for his murals that exalt workers in a style derived from Mexican folk art.
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Rivera

(Spanish riˈβera)
n
(Biography) Diego (ˈdjeɣo). 1886–1957, Mexican painter, noted for his monumental murals in public buildings, which are influenced by Aztec art and depict revolutionary themes
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Ri•ve•ra

(rɪˈvɛər ə)

n.
Diego, 1886–1957, Mexican painter.
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Noun1.Rivera - socialist Mexican painter of murals (1886-1957)Rivera - socialist Mexican painter of murals (1886-1957)
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References in classic literature ?
He announced that he was Felipe Rivera, and that it was his wish to work for the Revolution.
Rivera looked cold suspicion at all of them, then proceeded to take off his coat.
The request was denied, and Rivera never spoke of it again.
Once, the first time, when the rent of the house was two months behind and the landlord was threatening dispossession, it was Felipe Rivera, the scrub-boy in the poor, cheap clothes, worn and threadbare, who laid sixty dollars in gold on May Sethby's desk.
Then it was that Rivera put on his hat and went out.
And Felipe Rivera, the scrubber for the Revolution, continued, as occasion arose, to lay down gold and silver for the Junta's use.
Yet Vera it was who persuaded the others to give the first trust to Rivera. The line of communication between Los Angeles and Lower California had broken down.
Young Rivera was given his instructions and dispatched south.
Rivera, 35, of the 2100 block of Tepee Circle, is charged with attempted murder, armed violence and aggravated battery in the June 12 morning stabbing of an Elgin man over money owed for roofing work, according to authorities and Kane County court records.
Just as Rica Rivera's collegiate career drew to a close, her scholastic life took a step in the right direction.
The court noted that the defendant, Christopher Rivera, had not provided the police with a false alibi or comparable information that would exculpate the killer, a false narrative of the crime that would give the killer a defense, or false information to assist in the killer's escape.
Rosa Alcides Rivera, 28, drove her daughter, Aleyda Rivera, to Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies in Orlando, Florida, on Sunday and sought medical assistance for her. Staff at the hospital checked on the girl who was lying in the back seat of her mother's car and determined that she was dead.