Cárdenas

biographical name
Cár·​de·​nas | \ ˈkär-də-ˌnäs How to pronounce Cárdenas (audio) , ˈkär-t͟hā-ˌnäs \

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Lázaro 1895–1970 Mexican general and politician; president of Mexico (1934–40)

Cárdenas

geographical name
Cár·​de·​nas | \ ˈkär-t͟hā-ˌnäs How to pronounce Cárdenas (audio) \

Definition of Cárdenas (Entry 2 of 2)

city and port on a bay of northern Cuba east of Matanzas population 75,651

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“Cárdenas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/C%C3%A1rdenas. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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