Pe·dro de [pe-thrawthe], /ˈpɛ ðrɔ ðɛ/, 1487–1537, Spanish soldier and explorer: founder of the first colony of Buenos Aires 1536?.
a city in W central Argentina.
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Mendoza, a 19-year veteran of the force, had a knack for finding herself in the middle of disaster.Warnings of Jan. 6 violence preceded the Capitol riot | Hannah Allam, Devlin Barrett, Aaron Davis, Josh Dawsey, Amy Gardner, Shane Harris, Rosalind Helderman, Paul Kane, Dan Lamothe, Carol D. Leonnig, Nick Miroff, Ellen Nakashima, Ashley Parker, Beth Reinhard, Philip Rucker, Craig Timberg, Phoebe Connelly, Natalia Jiménez-Stuard, Madison Walls, Tyler Remmel | October 31, 2021 | Washington Post
Also in that category are catcher Israel Pineda, shortstop Jackson Cluff and first baseman Drew Mendoza.Nationals’ top pitching prospects getting set for spring training spotlight | Jesse Dougherty | February 17, 2021 | Washington Post
Mendoza, 23, has flashed his power-hitting potential since the 2019 draft.Nationals’ top pitching prospects getting set for spring training spotlight | Jesse Dougherty | February 17, 2021 | Washington Post
Remember, Scialabba prefaced this all by calling Antuna, Cluff, Mendoza and Pineda “A-ball type players.”The Nationals’ best position player prospects are a few years away. But they’re out there. | Jesse Dougherty | November 19, 2020 | Washington Post
Mendoza, a second-round pick in 2019, was a three-year third baseman at Florida State.The Nationals’ best position player prospects are a few years away. But they’re out there. | Jesse Dougherty | November 19, 2020 | Washington Post
Mendoza, who had recently been demoted to Vice Minster of Justice, resolved to go in and get Escobar on his own.
One contractor even said to Mendoza, "We are not going to build a cage with the lion already inside."
On Escobar's order, Popeye took Mendoza hostage in the warden's house while Escobar tried to figure his way out of the bind.
Mendoza then approached Colombian contractors, but they were far too intimidated by the ever-present menace of Escobar.
Mendoza decided the only effective solution was to build a new prison—a real prison.
Today we did not proceed further than Mendoza (twelve miles), a still more insignificant place than St. Anna.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
On the top of the mountain (Alta da Serra, sixteen miles from Mendoza) we found a venda.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
Having been shown to his room, Frank decided to accept Mendoza's invitation.Frank Merriwell's Pursuit | Burt L. Standish
For a moment Mendoza stood staring in a surprised and bewildered way.Frank Merriwell's Pursuit | Burt L. Standish
This group of islands had been discovered in 1595 by Mendoza, and visited by Cook in 1774.Celebrated Travels and Travellers | Jules Verne
British Dictionary definitions for Mendoza (1 of 2)
a city in W central Argentina, in the foothills of the Sierra de los Paramillos: largely destroyed by an earthquake in 1861; commercial centre of an intensively cultivated irrigated region; University of Cuyo (1939). Pop: 1 072 000 (2005 est)
British Dictionary definitions for Mendoza (2 of 2)
Pedro de (ˈpeðro de). died 1537, Spanish soldier and explorer; founder of Buenos Aires (1536)
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