[kawr-uh-nah-doh, kor-; for 1 also Spanish kaw-raw-nah-th aw]


Fran·cis·co Vás·quez de [frahn-thees-kaw bahs-keth th e, frahn-sees-kaw bahs-kes] /frɑnˈθis kɔ ˈbɑs kɛθ ðɛ, frɑnˈsis kɔ ˈbɑs kɛs/, 1510–54?, Spanish explorer in North America.
a city in SW California, near San Diego. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of coronado

  • At one point Mullaney returned to Coronado and served as a BUD/S instructor training junior SEALs.

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    The Navy SEAL Who Swindled His Brothers

    Jacob Siegel

    September 12, 2014

  • I arrived at BUD/S in Coronado (about five miles south of San Diego) on March 31, 1982, fired up and ready for action.

  • The goal was to get your IBS through the surf and onto a forty-foot-high rock formation near Coronado Cays.

  • Two hours later, Rebecca Zahau hanged herself from a balcony in an interior courtyard of the Coronado home.

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    Stop Calling It Murder

    Roy Black

    September 10, 2011

  • Frank told The Daily Beast that Shacknai was not in Coronado at the time of her death but would not say where he was.

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    Mogul Mansion Mystery Deepens

    Christine Pelisek

    July 27, 2011

Historical Examples of coronado