Pronunciation: (chä'vez or, for 2, shä'-, shu-vez'; Sp. chä'ves), [key]
1. Car•los Pronunciation: (kär'lōs; Sp. kär'lôs), [key] 1899–1978, Mexican composer and conductor.
2. Ce•sar (Es•tra•da) Pronunciation: (sē'zur e-strä'du; Sp. se'sär es-trä'&thslash;ä), [key] born 1927, U.S. labor leader: organizer of migrant farmworkers.
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