Dictionary.com

Calderón de la Barca

[ kahl-duh-rohn -del-uh -bahr-kuh; Spanish kahl-de-rawn de lah -bahr-kah ]
/ ˌkɑl dəˈroʊn ˌdɛl ə ˈbɑr kə; Spanish ˌkɑl dɛˈrɔn dɛ lɑ ˈβɑr kɑ /
Save This Word!

noun

Pe·dro [pey-droh, ped-roh; Spanish pe-thraw], /ˈpeɪ droʊ, ˈpɛd roʊ; Spanish ˈpɛ ðrɔ/, 1600–81, Spanish dramatist and poet.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON "EVOKE" VS. "INVOKE"!

Call upon your favorite grammar inspirations to tackle this quiz on the differences and uses of "evoke" and "invoke."
Question 1 of 7
“Evoke” and “invoke” both derive from the same Latin root “vocāre.”

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use Calderón de la Barca in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Calderón de la Barca

Calderón de la Barca
/ (Spanish kaldeˈron de la ˈbarka) /

noun

Pedro (ˈpeðro). 1600–81, Spanish dramatist, whose best-known work is La Vida es Sueño. He also wrote autos sacramentales, outdoor plays for the feast of Corpus Christi, 76 of which survive.
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK