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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Marcos, Ferdinand Edralin 1917-1989. Philippine president (1965-1986) who maintained close ties with the United States and exercised dictatorial control over his country. After a fraudulent presidential election against Corazón Aquino (1986) he fled the Philippines with his wife, Imelda (born 1930).

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