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Synonyms for Franco

Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)

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He can now walk around with crutches on "He can now walk around with crutches on the flat of his feet and the doctors said a year after the operation it is anticipated he will be able to walk indoors with crutches on his own," said Franca.
This state-of-the art space provides a modem work environment for my staff, and ultimately, that helps us to better serve our clients,"; said de Franca.
When, around 2050, China displaces USA, English is likely to give way to Mandarin as the world's new lingua franca.
de Franca states that in recent years clients from around the globe have gravitated more and more towards tangible assets.
of Modena, Italy), but little attention has been paid to written English as a lingua franca (ELF).
Still a relative newcomer to the game, she looked comfortable in the presence of label owner Donatella Versace, designer Diane Von Furstenberg and Italian Vogue editor in chief Franca Sozzani.
Slomka, right, had believed he was signing a giant 6ft 2in midfield enforcer when the transfer of Coritiba star Franca was agreed.
Thank you to the CANNT Board of Directors for selecting me to be the recipient of the 2011 Franca Tantalo Graduate Bursary Award.
DANCE HISTORIAN CAROL BISH0P-GWYN HAS selected a fascinating personality to write about in her choice of the classical dance czarina Celia Franca, whose ruthless dedication led to the creation of one of Canada's most esteemed arts companies, The National Ballet of Canada.
The elite and people in power have gone far in making English the lingua franca of the world, or the language most commonly used between people of different native languages.
22 (ANI): The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Sunday demanded action against MNS chief Raj Thackeray for trying to divide the country in the name of language and humiliating the lingua franca.
Egypt's Pyramids Industrial Parks and Spanish corporation Consorci de la Zona Franca de Barcelona will work together to establish an industrial zone in the Tenth of Ramadan City, which is to be occupied by Spanish companies and other European enterprises.
Adams had already performed with the fledgling Winnipeg Ballet and with the Sadler's Wells Ballet and Metropolitan Ballet (both in Britain) when National Ballet of Canada founder Celia Franca persuaded him to join her new venture in 1951.
Juventus, playing its first competitive match since its relegation to Serie B, routed third-division Martina Franca 3-0 Saturday in the Italian Cup's first round.