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De Soto

[ duh -soh-toh; Spanish de -saw-taw ]
/ də ˈsoʊ toʊ; Spanish dɛ ˈsɔ tɔ /
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noun
Her·nan·do [her-nan-doh; Spanish er-nahn-daw] /hərˈnæn doʊ; Spanish ɛrˈnɑn dɔ/ or Fer·nan·do [fer-nan-doh; Spanish fer-nahn-daw], /fərˈnæn doʊ; Spanish fɛrˈnɑn dɔ/, c1500–42, Spanish soldier and explorer in America.
a city in NE Texas.
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De Soto
/ (də ˈsəʊtəʊ, Spanish de ˈsoto) /

noun
Hernando (ɛrˈnando). ?1500–42, Spanish explorer, who discovered the Mississippi River (1541)Also: Fernando De Soto (fɛrˈnando)
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