Mendoza

[ men-doh-zuh; Spanish men-daw-sah or for 1, -thah ]
/ mɛnˈdoʊ zə; Spanish mɛnˈdɔ sɑ or for 1, -θɑ /

noun

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?.
a city in W central Argentina.

QUIZZES

QUIZ TIME: TEST YOUR MEMORY OF THE MAY 2020 WORDS OF THE DAY

Let the aeolian gusts transport you back to these popular Words of the Day from the month of May. How many do you remember?
Question 1 of 10
Which of the following words means “to travel or journey, especially to walk on foot”?
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for mendoza

British Dictionary definitions for mendoza (1 of 2)

Mendoza1
/ (mɛnˈdəʊzə, Spanish menˈdoθa) /

noun

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)

Mendoza2
/ (Spanish menˈdoθa) /

noun

Pedro de (ˈpeðro de). died 1537, Spanish soldier and explorer; founder of Buenos Aires (1536)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012