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Vizcaíno

[viz-kah-ee-noh] /ˌvɪz kɑˈi noʊ/
noun
1.
Sebastián [Spanish se-vahs-tyahn] /Spanish ˌsɛ vɑsˈtyɑn/ (Show IPA), 1550?–1628? Spanish explorer in the Americas.
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  • The results of the expedition did not add to vizcaino's reputation, but he made a most glowing report of his discoveries.

    The March of Portol Zoeth S. Eldredge and E. J. Molera
  • vizcaino may have been amiss when he located it in 37 degrees.

    Port O' Gold Louis John Stellman
  • Believing that vizcaino had made an error in his chart, they pushed on further north.

  • vizcaino saw natives on the southern coast painted blue and silvered over with some kind of mineral substance.

  • He directed that to vizcaino should be given the command of the expedition.

    The March of Portol Zoeth S. Eldredge and E. J. Molera
  • Under this order, vizcaino applied to Viceroy Velasco, and received his permission to make the journey.

    The March of Portol Zoeth S. Eldredge and E. J. Molera
  • The Cross which vizcaino had planted in 1602 was found decked with skins and shells.

    Chimes of Mission Bells Maria Antonia Field
  • That vizcaino's soldiers might respect and esteem him, the viceroy clothed him with authority and showed him the greatest honor.

    The March of Portol Zoeth S. Eldredge and E. J. Molera
  • Here vizcaino found the much desired harbor of refuge, and he named it for his patron, the Conde de Monterey.

    The March of Portol Zoeth S. Eldredge and E. J. Molera
  • His orders were not carried out and vizcaino sailed instead for Japan, whence he returned in 1613, and died three years later.

    The March of Portol Zoeth S. Eldredge and E. J. Molera

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