What does duce mean?

Definitions for duceˈdu tʃeɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. duce(noun)


    "Mussolini was called Il Duce"


  1. Duce

    Duce is an Italian title, derived from the Latin word dux, and cognate with duke. National Fascist Party leader Benito Mussolini was identified by Fascists as Il Duce of the movement and it became a reference to the dictatorial position of Sua Eccellenza Benito Mussolini, Capo del Governo, Duce del Fascismo e Fondatore dell'Impero was established in 1925, by Mussolini which he personally held until 1943. This position was the model which other fascist leaders adopted, such as the position of Führer by Adolf Hitler. In September 1943, Mussolini styled himself as the "Duce of the Italian Social Republic".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of duce in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of duce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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