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Mendoza

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

Pe·dro de [pe-thraw the], /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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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)
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