- A·lon·so de [ah-lawn-saw th e] /ɑˈlɔn sɔ ðɛ/, c1490–1554, Spanish soldier in the conquests of Mexico and Peru: governor of Cuzco 1552?–54.
- Pe·dro de [pe-th raw th e] /ˈpɛ ðrɔ ðɛ/, 1495–1541, Spanish soldier: chief aide of Cortés in conquest of Mexico; governor of Guatemala 1530–34.
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Contemporary Examples of alvarado
“We searched all the impound lots in the city, and there they were,” Alvarado said.Mexico’s Murderous SWAT Teams
November 10, 2014
In October, Alvarado and Martinez pleaded guilty in federal court and were sentenced to 30 years.
On March 11, Idaho State Police pulled over Alvarado and found three pounds of meth along with a pound of cocaine in the car.
With his right eye closed, Alvarado was looking like a gargoyle and there was nothing left in his offensive tank.
However, as the fight progressed it became evident that Alvarado could not keep his relentless and powerful opponent at bay.
Historical Examples of alvarado
The situation was complicated in every possible way for Alvarado.
Alvarado was alone, undisturbed, forgotten, and likely to remain so.
"She lives," said Alvarado, rising to his feet and facing his friend.
Alvarado, meanwhile, had been struggling desperately to free himself.
"The Donna Mercedes is as pure as heaven," asserted Alvarado.