Alvarado

[ ahl-vah-rah-th aw ]
/ ˌɑl vɑˈrɑ ðɔ /

noun

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-thraw 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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