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Gondomar

[gawn-daw-mahr] /ˌgɔn dɔˈmɑr/
noun
1.
Diego Sarmiento de Acuña
[dye-gaw sahr-myen-taw th e ah-koo-nyah] /ˈdyɛ gɔ sɑrˈmyɛn tɔ ðɛ ɑˈku nyɑ/ (Show IPA),
Count of, 1567–1626, Spanish diplomat.
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  • The arrival of the 'Destiny,' however, seems to have clinched Gondomar's arguments.

    Raleigh Edmund Gosse
  • He was permitted to sail, but the king informed Gondomar of the matter.

    A History of England

    Charles Oman
  • Gondomar placed all the forces at his disposal under his command.

    Annals of a Fortress E. Viollet-le-Duc
  • Gondomar, the Spanish Ambassador, complained of it as insulting to his master.

    East Anglia J. Ewing Ritchie
  • Why was Gondomar the Spanish ambassador held in such esteem?

    Great Ralegh Hugh De Selincourt
  • Gondomar offered, says James, to let Raleigh go with one or two ships only.

  • The Admiral has sent over the 'Gondomar' to fetch us; and here's a lieutenant with a despatch waiting for us at the cottage.

    Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume II. Charles James Lever
  • Gondomar, finding the cause of her distemper, sent her a present, an antidote which soon cured her of her strange complaint.

    Haunted London Walter Thornbury
  • This must have given exquisite pleasure to the baffled Gondomar, and he lost no time in pressing James for revenge.

    Raleigh Edmund Gosse
  • “I have no wish to defend Gondomar,” he said slowly, seeming to compel reason to master rage.

    The Great Mogul

    Louis Tracy

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