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Duarte

(dwär`tē, dəwär`–), city (1990 pop. 20,688), Los Angeles co., S Calif.; settled c.1841, inc. 1957. It is a growing residential city with light industry and warehousing. The City of Hope National Medical Center is in Duarte.

Duarte

(dwär`tə), 1391–1438, king of Portugal (1433–38), eldest of the five sons of John I. He was a "philosopher-king," notable for his legal reforms and as the author of O leal conselheiro [the loyal counselor]. Much concerned with exploration, he spurred on his brother Prince Henry the NavigatorHenry the Navigator,
1394–1460, prince of Portugal, patron of exploration. Because he fought with extraordinary valor in the Portuguese conquest of Ceuta (1415), he was created duke of Viseu by his father, John I, king of Portugal.
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 with encouragement and financial aid. The disastrous defeat (1437) of Henry's expedition against Tangier was the major event of Duarte's reign.
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Currently working toward her master's degree in Latin American studies, Duarte - who was part of the first group of middle school students who participated in Ganas - said she has learned through her post-graduate research that many of her Latino peers, in their effort to assimilate, often begin to reject their language and customs.
I knew that it was something illegal, but I didn't ask," Narcisco Duarte said through a Spanish-speaking interpreter, after taking the witness stand in his own defense at his jury-waived trial on a charge of trafficking in more than 200 grams of cocaine.
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