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Alonso

[uh-lon-zoh; Spanish ah-lawn-saw] /əˈlɒn zoʊ; Spanish ɑˈlɔn sɔ/
noun
1.
Alicia (Alicia Ernestina de la Caridad del Cobre Martínez Hoyo) born 1921, Cuban ballerina.
2.
Dámaso
[dah-mah-saw] /ˈdɑ mɑˌsɔ/ (Show IPA),
1898–1990, Spanish poet, critic, and philologist.
3.
Also, Alonzo. a male given name, Spanish form of Alphonso.
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  • Sebastian suggests that it will be better for Alonso to go to sleep while he can.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 8 Charles H. Sylvester
  • One character is named variously as Alonso, Alonzo and Alfonso.

    Trafalgar

    Benito Prez Galds
  • The first who adventured was Alonso de Hojeda, a native of Cuenca.

  • At Tumbez, Alonso de Molina was sent ashore to look at the town.

    The Spanish Pioneers Charles F. Lummis
  • Alonso—which was the man's name—had been profuse in his gratitude.

    House of Torment

    Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull

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