from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Mussolini, Benito Amilcare Andrea Known as "Il Duce.” 1883-1945. Italian Fascist dictator and prime minister (1922-1943) who conducted an expansionist foreign policy, formalized an alliance with Germany (1939), and brought Italy into World War II (1940). Dismissed by Victor Emmanuel III (1943), he led a puppet Nazi government in northern Italy until 1945, when he was assassinated.
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- proper n. A surname.
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- n. Italian fascist dictator (1883-1945)
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