Juan Bau·tis·ta de [hwahn bou-tees-tahthe], /ʰwɑn baʊˈtis tɑ ðɛ/, 1735–88, Spanish frontiersman and army officer, born in Mexico: explored western coast of U.S.
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How to use Anza in a sentence
The implication of Anza's account and the rather specific statement by Font seem to support Crespi's description.
Journals were kept of both these trips; for the first by Crespi, for the second, by Anza himself and also by Font.
Font and Anza had an excellent opportunity to observe aboriginal methods of navigation and fishing.
Great stretches of chamise (Adenostema fasciculatum), which Anza calls "Mattal," were observed.
From the Font-Anza diaries, together with that of Crespi, certain tentative conclusions may be reached.