[pi-zahr-oh; Spanish pee-thahr-raw, -sahr-]
- Fran·cis·co [fran-sis-koh; Spanish frahn-thees-kaw, -sees-] /frænˈsɪs koʊ; Spanish frɑnˈθis kɔ, -ˈsis-/, c1470–1541, Spanish conqueror of Peru.
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- Francisco (franˈθisko). ?1475–1541, Spanish conqueror of Peru. He landed in Peru (1532), murdered the Inca King Atahualpa (1533), and founded Lima as the new capital of Peru (1535). He was murdered by his own followers