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Fernandez

[fer-nan-dez, fer-; Spanish fer-nahn-deth, -des] /fɛrˈnæn dɛz, fər-; Spanish fɛrˈnɑn dɛθ, -dɛs/
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1.
Juan
[hwahn,, wahn;; Spanish hwahn] /ʰwɑn,, wɑn;; Spanish ʰwɑn/ (Show IPA),
1536?–1602? Spanish navigator: explorer in South America and the Pacific.
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  • I want to go back briefly to the letter from Fernandez to Lechuga which you indicated had been intercepted.

    Warren Commission (10 of 26): Hearings Vol. X (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • There were the Fernandez mountains and there was the pass he wished to reach.

    With Hoops of Steel Florence Finch Kelly
  • Fernandez, Juan, a Spanish navigator, discovered the island off the coast of Chile that bears his name; d. in 1576.

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  • It must be in some out of the way corner of the Fernandez plain.

    With Hoops of Steel Florence Finch Kelly
  • She had escaped from her family and eloped with Fernandez, the engineer, but was apparently shared on communistic principles.

    A Girl Among the Anarchists Isabel Meredith

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