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Oñate

[aw-nyah-te] /ɔˈnyɑ tɛ/
noun
1.
Juan de
[hwahn de] /ʰwɑn dɛ/ (Show IPA),
1550?–1624, Spanish explorer who colonized New Mexico.
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  • "I prefer the word patriot, senor," returned onate, flushing.

    Bucky O'Connor William MacLeod Raine
  • On Colonel onate's face was a haggard look of fear—surely it was fear—that lifted in relief at the young man's brave challenge.

    Bucky O'Connor William MacLeod Raine
  • Colonel onate leaned forward and whispered something to General Carlo, who shook his head and frowned.

    Bucky O'Connor William MacLeod Raine
  • "Seeing is believing, general," returned O'Halloran, and he gave a little nod to onate.

    Bucky O'Connor William MacLeod Raine
  • In other words, Colonel onate, are you one of the traitors involved in this rebellion?

    Bucky O'Connor William MacLeod Raine
  • onate maintained, on the other hand, that their prisoner was worth more to them alive than dead.

    Bucky O'Connor William MacLeod Raine
  • onate was plainly puzzled at the summons to attend the governor, and mixed with his perplexity was a very evident anxiety.

    Bucky O'Connor William MacLeod Raine

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