hugo hugo  /ˈhju ɡoʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) French poet and novelist and dramatist; leader of the romantic movement in France (1802-1885)

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News

  1. Next up for MSMT: Classic ‘Les Mis’

    The Times Record BRUNSWICK “Les Miserables” will be brought back by popular demand to Maine State Music Theatre from June 26- July 13. Based on the 1862 novel by Victor Hugo, “Les Miserables” tells the musical tale of redemption and revolution in early 19th-century France. read more
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Times Record

  2. Turkey's economy is vulnerable

    By Hugo Dixon LONDON, June 17 (Reuters Breakingviews) - Tayyip Erdogan seems to like the concept of "choking" things. At the weekend, Turkey's prime minister sent riot police into an Istanbul park with tear gas and water cannons to clear out the protesters. A week earlier, he had threatened to "choke" an alleged "high-interest-rate lobby" of speculators who wanted to push interest rates up and ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Obama-Gown Designer to Give Hugo Boss Womenswear Boost

    Hugo Boss AG hired Jason Wu to do for its womenswear unit what Michelle Obama did for Jason Wu.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

Quotes

  1. "Aznar was democratically elected by the Spanish people and was a legitimate representative of the Spanish people," Zapatero said, eliciting applause from the leaders there. "President Hugo Chávez , I think there is an essential principle to...
    on Nov 11, 2007 By: Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I have great differences with Hugo Chavez on matters of economic policy and matters of foreign policy," Obama said.
    on Apr 19, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  3. "I thought it was one of the radio stations in South Florida playing an incredible, elaborate, terrific prank on me," Ros-Lehtinen told the newspaper. "They got Fidel Castro to go along. They've gotten Hugo Chavez and others to fall for their...
    on Dec 3, 2008 By: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Source: USA Today

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periphery periphery
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