[men-doh-zuh; Spanish men-daw-sah or for 1, -thah]
- Pe·dro de [pe-th raw th e] /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, 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.
Mendoza recommended the establishment of the inquisition to Ferdinand and Isabella.Mysticism and its Results
Having been shown to his room, Frank decided to accept Mendoza's invitation.
For a moment Mendoza stood staring in a surprised and bewildered way.
I have just returned from Mendoza, having crossed the Cordilleras by two passes.More Letters of Charles Darwin
If Mendoza was making any sort of speed he ought to have come that far.Across the Mesa
- 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)
- Pedro de (ˈpeðro de). died 1537, Spanish soldier and explorer; founder of Buenos Aires (1536)
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