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Aylwin Azócar, Patricio

(Encyclopedia)Aylwin Azócar, Patricio īlˈwĭn äzōˈkär [key], 1918–2016, president of Chile (1990–94). A lawyer and the son of a Chilean supreme court president, Aylwin was a founder of the Christian Demo...

Pinochet Ugarte, Augusto

(Encyclopedia)Pinochet Ugarte, Augusto ougo͞osˈtō pēnōchāˈ o͞ogärˈtā [key], 1915–2006, president and dictator of Chile (1973–90). An army general who served as chief of staff (1972–73) and commande...

Watts-Dunton, Theodore

(Encyclopedia)Watts-Dunton, Theodore (Walter Theodore Watts-Dunton), 1832–1914, English poet, novelist, and critic. A member of the staff of the Examiner (1874–76), he became editor of the Athenaeum (1876–98)...

García, Manuel del Popolo Vicente

(Encyclopedia)García, Manuel del Popolo Vicente pätrēˈthyō rōdrēˈgāth [key], 1805–1906, left (1829) the operatic stage to teach at the Paris Conservatory (1830–48) and the Royal Academy, London (1848...

Frei Montalva, Eduardo Nicanor

(Encyclopedia)Frei Montalva, Eduardo Nicanor āˌᵺwärˈᵺō nēkänōrˈ frā mōntälˈvä [key], 1911–82, president of Chile (1964–70). A lawyer and editor, he was a founder (1938) of the National Falange...

voice, sound produced by living beings

(Encyclopedia)voice, sound produced by living beings. The source of the sound in human speaking and singing is the vibration of the vocal cords, which are inside the larynx, and the production of the sounds is call...

Chile

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Chile chĭlˈē, Span. chēˈlā , officially Republic of Chile, republic (2020 est. pop. 19,116,201), ...

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