pedro de mendoza


[men-doh-zuh; Spanish men-daw-sah or for 1, -thah]
Pedro de [pe-thraw the] , 1487–1537, Spanish soldier and explorer: founder of the first colony of Buenos Aires 1536?.
a city in W central Argentina. Unabridged
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Mendoza1 (mɛnˈdəʊzə, Spanish menˈdoθa)
a city in W central Argentina, in the foothills of the Sierra de los Paramillos: largely destroyed by an earthquake in 1861; commercial centre of an intensively cultivated irrigated region; University of Cuyo (1939). Pop: 1 072 000 (2005 est)

Mendoza2 (Spanish menˈdoθa)
Pedro de (ˈpeðro de). died 1537, Spanish soldier and explorer; founder of Buenos Aires (1536)

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pedro de mendoza

Spanish soldier and explorer, the first governor of the Rio de la Plata region of Argentina and founder of Buenos Aires

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