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A city of northwest Peru northwest of Lima. Founded in 1534, it was provisional capital of Peru in 1825 and is now a processing center.
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(Placename) a city in NW Peru: founded 1535; university (1824); centre of a district producing rice and sugar cane. Pop: 686 000 (2005 est)
(Biography) Rafael (Léonidas) (ˌrafaˈel), original name Rafael Léonidas Trujillo Molina. 1891–1961, Dominican dictator, who governed the Dominican Republic (1930–61) with the help of a powerful police force: assassinated
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1. Rafael Leonidas (Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Molina), 1891–1961, Dominican president 1930–38, 1942–52.
2. a seaport in NW Peru. 509,312.
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