Definition of Vargas, Getúlio Dornelles in English:

Vargas, Getúlio Dornelles

proper noun

  • (1883–1954), Brazilian statesman; president 1930–45 and 1951–54. After seizing power, he ruled as a virtual dictator until overthrown by a coup. Returned to power in 1951, he later committed suicide after widespread calls for his resignation.

Pronunciation

Vargas, Getúlio Dornelles

/ˈvärɡəs/