Pe·dro An·to·nio [pe-thraw ahn-taw-nyaw], /ˈpɛ ðrɔ ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/, Pedro Antonio Alarcón y Ariza, 1833–91, Spanish novelist, short-story writer, and diplomat.
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How to use Alarcón in a sentence
“I guess they went to DSM-IV, but perhaps did not know about DSM-5,” Alarcon said with a laugh.Sandusky To Try Nearly Obsolete Histrionic Personality Disorder Defense | Jesse Singal | June 20, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Coronado was made general of the land forces, and Hernando de Alarcon was placed in charge of the ships.
So far as rendering Coronado any assistance was concerned, Alarcon might as well have been on the coast of Africa.
At any rate, Alarcon and Coronado fully expected to be in touch much of the time.
But Alarcon was not of a retreating disposition; the fierce Colorado had now met its first conqueror.
But it was an unknown quantity at the time of Alarcon's visit, so far as white men were concerned.
British Dictionary definitions for Alarcón
Pedro Antonio de (ˈpeðro anˈtonjo de). 1833–91, Spanish novelist and short-story writer, noted for his humorous sketches of rural life, esp in The Three-Cornered Hat (1874)
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