[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.
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Examples from the Web for coronado
At one point Mullaney returned to Coronado and served as a BUD/S instructor training junior SEALs.The Navy SEAL Who Swindled His Brothers
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.Stop Calling It Murder
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.Mogul Mansion Mystery Deepens
July 27, 2011
We know better to-day the value of Coronado's great discoveries.Introductory American History
Henry Eldridge Bourne
Why had Coronado never gone back to Spain, to his riches and his castles and his king?My Antonia
But the information to be derived from Coronado's march, on the ethnography of New Mexico, is not confined to the above.
There is no other Indian pueblo answering to its description and geographical location as given by the chroniclers of Coronado.
Coronado, with his army, visited Pecos before he abandoned the country in 1543.The Prehistoric World
E. A. Allen