martín alonzo pinzón

Pinzón

[peen-thawn]
noun
Martín Alonzo [mahr-teen ah-lawn-thaw] , c1440–93?, and his brother, Vicente Yáñez [bee-then-te yah-nyeth] c1460–1524?, Spanish navigators with Christopher Columbus.
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Pinzón (Spanish pinˈθɔn)
 
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1.  Martín Alonzo (marˈtin aˈlɔnθo). ?1440--93, Spanish navigator, who commanded the Pinta on Columbus' first expedition (1492--93), which he abandoned in a vain attempt to be the first to arrive back in Spain
2.  his brother, Vicente Yáñez (biˈθente ˈjaɲɛθ). ?1460--?1524, Spanish navigator, who commanded the Niña on Columbus' first expedition (1492--93)

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