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Trujillo:

see Santo DomingoSanto Domingo
, city (1993 pop. 1,609,966), S Dominican Republic, on the Caribbean Sea, at the mouth of the Ozama River. It is the country's capital, largest city, leading port, and primary commercial center. Founded Aug.
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, city, Dominican Republic.

Trujillo

(tro͞ohē`yō), city (1993 pop. 256,744), capital of La Libertad dept., NW Peru, in a fertile oasis of the coastal desert. A thriving commercial and industrial center, Trujillo processes sugarcane and rice and produces textiles, leather goods, and food products. Founded in 1536, the city played a significant role in the struggle against Spanish rule. It declared its independence in 1820, served as provisional capital of Peru in 1825, and was the main headquarters for Simón BolívarBolívar, Simón
, 1783–1830, South American revolutionary who led independence wars in the present nations of Venezuela, Colombia, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia.
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. Points of interest include the remains of a wall built in 1617 to defend against English pirates and the Univ. of La Libertad. The pre-Inca ruins of Chan ChanChan Chan
, ruins of an ancient city near Trujillo, N Peru. An early example of city planning, with a rectangular grid structure, it was probably begun in the period from A.D. 950 to 1400, and it is estimated that it may have contained as many as 200,000 people.
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 are nearby.

Trujillo,

town (1990 pop. 33,241), capital of Trujillo state, W Venezuela. It is an agricultural market for the corn, sugarcane, cacao, and tobacco of outlying regions. Trujillo was founded in 1578 and was sacked by French pirates in 1678. It was there in 1813 that Simón Bolívar proclaimed his "war to the death" against the Spanish.

Trujillo

 

a city in western Peru, on the Pan American Highway. Capital of the department of La Libertad. Population, 241,900 (1972). Trujillo’s industries produce food and condiments, pulp and paper, textiles, chemicals, leather, and tractors and motor vehicles. The city has a university and an archaeological museum. Copper is mined to the east of Trujillo.

Trujillo

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Rafael (Léonidas) , original name Rafael Léonidas Trujillo Molina. 1891--1961, Dominican dictator, who governed the Dominican Republic (1930--61) with the help of a powerful police force: assassinated

Trujillo

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a city in NW Peru: founded 1535; university (1824); centre of a district producing rice and sugar cane. Pop.: 686 000 (2005 est.)
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The man told police he was attacked by Ramirez Trujillo, who was armed with a meat cleaver, outside of Ramirez Trujillo's home.
An informant filed a complaint against Trujillo and exposed his status as an illegal alien who was managing a call center in the country without a proper visa, Raquepo said.
Raquepo said Trujillo was subject of a complaint filed by an informant who exposed his status as an illegally staying alien managing a call center in the country without a proper visa.
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Trujillo's body of work reflects a lifetime of learning and engagement in the art and process of wood carving as a meaningful occupation.
The show, which opened last month at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, is the third hit-parade musical Trujillo has done.
Trujillo ran the Dominican Republic with an iron hand from 1930 until his assassination in 1961.
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The following day I spend some time getting to know Trujillo. Its roots reach back to the Roman period, but it was dominated by the Arabs for five centuries before the Christians seized control in 1232.
Around 6:30 p.m., Trujillo was home alone when a masked man in a white jacket barged in and shot him.