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Mendoza

[men-doh-zuh; Spanish men-daw-sah or for 1, -thah]
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  1. Pe·dro de [pe-thraw th e] /ˈpɛ ðrɔ ðɛ/, 1487–1537, Spanish soldier and explorer: founder of the first colony of Buenos Aires 1536?.
  2. a city in W central Argentina.
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Mendoza1

noun
  1. 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)
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Mendoza2

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  1. Pedro de (ˈpeðro de). died 1537, Spanish soldier and explorer; founder of Buenos Aires (1536)
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