American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Madero, Francisco Indalecio 1873-1913. Mexican revolutionary and politician who forced the resignation of Porfirio Díaz and assumed the presidency (1911). Unable to effect reform, he was overthrown and imprisoned by Victoriano Huerta (1913) and was killed while reportedly attempting to escape.
“Casa Madero is also renowned for its reserve brandies.”
“I currently rent a home in ciudad Madero, Tam. the tri cities of Altamira, Tampico and Madero is one of the dirtiest places (cities) I have seen.”
“The culture might seem better than where you came from in Madero ...”
“A particularly sinister role in Madero's overthrow was played by the U.S. ambassador, Henry Lane Wilson.”
“NEIGHBORHOODS: PUERTO MADERO Once a working port, Puerto Madero is now a residential boomtown within Buenos Aires.”
“Two blocks west of the Portales, along Madero, is the famous block-long arcaded Mercado de Dulces (Candy Market).”
“Minister of war in Madero's provisional government and later interim governor of Coahuila.”
“On Saturday evenings from roughly 8 to 9 p.m. Madero is blocked off for two blocks in front of the Catedral for the lighting ceremony.”
“Cynics have suggested that the local government of Cd. Madero is selling beach property as a means of raising tax revenue to fund efforts to retain its independence from Tampico.”
“By reconfiguring refineries in Madero, Tula and Salamanca, Pemex plans to increase the quantity of crude oil being refined from 1.3 million barrels a day to 1.5 million barrels a day by the end of next year.”
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