Alonso

[uh-lon-zoh; Spanish ah-lawn-saw]
noun
  1. AliciaAlicia Ernestina de la Caridad del Cobre Martínez Hoyo, born 1921, Cuban ballerina.
  2. Dá·ma·so [dah-mah-saw] /ˈdɑ mɑˌsɔ/, 1898–1990, Spanish poet, critic, and philologist.
  3. Also A·lon·zo. a male given name, Spanish form of Alphonso.
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Contemporary Examples of alonso

  • He was living under the alias Alonso Rivera Muñoz as a middling real estate developer and art collector in Querétaro.

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    Trading Dime Bags for Salvador Dali

    Jason McGahan

    October 19, 2014

  • Exceptions were the four daughters of the royal treasurer Alonso Estrada, the natural son, or so he claimed, of King Ferdinand.

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    The Jewish Conquistadors

    Edward Kritzler

    December 21, 2008

  • Before joining up with Cortez, Alonso and Diego were in Cuba but on far different rungs of society.

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    The Jewish Conquistadors

    Edward Kritzler

    December 21, 2008

  • On 17 October 1528, Alonso became the first person in the New World to be burned alive at the stake.

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    The Jewish Conquistadors

    Edward Kritzler

    December 21, 2008

  • Turning it into a pig and cattle farm, Alonso became the biggest supplier of meat to the colony.

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    Edward Kritzler

    December 21, 2008

Historical Examples of alonso

  • Sebastian suggests that it will be better for Alonso to go to sleep while he can.

  • 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