Duke of Plaza-Toro

Duke of Plaza-Toro

always leads the retreat and is the first to hide from the enemy. [Br. Opera: Gilbert and Sullivan The Gondoliers]
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The Duke of Plaza-Toro is a character in which Gilbert and Sullivan opera?
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