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Cabeza de Vaca

[ kah-ve-thah the -vah-kah, -ve-sah ]
/ kɑˈvɛ θɑ ðɛ ˈvɑ kɑ, -ˈvɛ sɑ /
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Ál·var Nú·ñez [ahl-vahr -noo-nyeth, -nyes], /ˈɑl vɑr ˈnu nyɛθ, -nyɛs/, c1490–1557?, Spanish explorer in the Americas.

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