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Treinta y Tres

Index: Avelino Arredondo, LA,El libro de arena. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1975. 155.
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town in Uruguay

Fishburn and Hughes: The thirty-three heroes of Uruguayan history. In 1825, under the leadership of Lavalleja, a band of Uruguayans conceived a plan to free their country from Brazilian rule. Secretly they crossed the River Uruguay and made a series of successful attacks on the vastly superior Brazilian forces. As a result the provisional government of an independent Provincia Oriental was formed and was joined to the United Provinces of the Rio de la Plata. The Other Duel