[duh soh-toh; Spanish de saw-taw]
- Her·nan·do [her-nan-doh; Spanish er-nahn-daw] /hərˈnæn doʊ; Spanish ɛrˈnɑn dɔ/or Fer·nan·do [fer-nan-doh; Spanish fer-nahn-daw] /fərˈnæn doʊ; Spanish fɛrˈnɑn dɔ/, c1500–42, Spanish soldier and explorer in America.
- a city in NE Texas.
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- a Zen Buddhist school of Japan, characterized by the practice of sitting meditation leading to gradual enlightenment
- See De Soto
- Hernando (ɛrˈnando). ?1500–42, Spanish explorer, who discovered the Mississippi River (1541)Also: Fernando De Soto (fɛrˈnando)
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