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Batlle y Ordóñez, José

(Encyclopedia)Batlle y Ordóñez, José hōsāˈ bätˈyāˈ ē ôrdōˈnyās [key], 1856–1929, president of Uruguay (1903–7, 1911–15). A journalist and the head of the Colorado party, Batlle was a campaigner...

Batlle Ibáñez, Jorge Luis

(Encyclopedia)Batlle Ibáñez, Jorge Luis, 1927–2016, Uruguayan political leader, lawyer, and journalist, president of Uruguay (2000–2005). He was a member of the Colorado party, founded by his great uncle, Jos...

Terra, Gabriel

(Encyclopedia)Terra, Gabriel gäbrēĕlˈ tĕˈrä [key], 1873–1942, president of Uruguay (1931–38). In his early career a member of the Colorado party under the leadership of Batlle y Ordóñez, Terra served i...

Uruguay , country, South America

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Uruguay y&oobreve;ˈrəgwā, gwī, Span. &oomacr;r&oomacr;gwiˈ, &oomacr;r&oomacr;wīˈ, officially Oriental Republic of Uruguay, republic (2015 est. pop. 3,432,000), 68,536...

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