Pronunciation: (kas'trō; Sp. käs'trô), [key]
1. Ci•pri•a•no Pronunciation: (sip"rē-ä'nō; Sp. sē"prē-ä'nô), [key] 1858?–1924, Venezuelan military and political leader: president 1901–08; exiled 1908.
2. Fidel Pronunciation: (fi-del'; Sp. fē-&thslash;el'), [key] (Fidel Castro Ruz) born 1927, Cuban revolutionary and political leader: prime minister 1959–76 and president since 1976.
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