Definition of Papa Doc

1. Noun. Oppressive Haitian dictator (1907-1971).

Exact synonyms: Duvalier, Francois Duvalier
Generic synonyms: Dictator, Potentate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Papa Doc

Paola Caliari
Paolo Veronese
Pap smear
Pap smears
Pap test
Pap tests
Papa Doc (current term)
Papal States
Papal infallibility
Papanicolaou's stain
Papanicolaou examination
Papanicolaou smear
Papanicolaou smear test
Papanicolaou stain
Papanicolaou test
Papaver alpinum
Papaver argemone
Papaver californicum
Papaver heterophyllum

Literary usage of Papa Doc

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1. Enforcing Restraint: Collective Intervention in Internal Conflicts by Lori Fisler Damrosch (1993)
"... "under the US-backed family dictatorship of Francois 'Papa Doc' Duvalier and Jean-Claude 'Baby Doc' Duvalier, Haiti was plagued by military intimidation ..."

2. Drugs, Law Enforcement And Foreign Policy: Report By The Committee On by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"Drug planes can take off and land freely at any of the island's numerous secondary airstrips.1 Since the day of "Papa Doc" Duvalier, Haiti's government has ..."

3. Chaparral Serendipity: Things From Under The Bushes by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1993)
"... “Papa Doc” Duvalier--killed tens of thousands of their fellow Haitians during their corrupt rule. LABOR SECRETARY: Robert Reich--A Harvard professor of ..."

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