Montalvo

[mawn-tahl-vaw]
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noun

Gar·ci Or·dó·ñez de [gahr-thee awr-th aw-nyeth th e] /gɑrˈθi ɔrˈðɔ nyɛθ ðɛ/, 15th-century Spanish writer.

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Historical Examples of montalvo

  • Montalvo was the first to urge that Cuba be protected not alone with land fortifications and batteries but also by naval vessels.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 1

    Willis Fletcher Johnson

  • Am I a rat that I should be bolted from my hole thus by this ferret of a Montalvo?

    Lysbeth

    H. Rider Haggard

  • The advantage thus gained was mercilessly pressed by the Rojas family, with the purpose of compelling the retirement of Montalvo.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 1

    Willis Fletcher Johnson

  • Then with a courteous and all-embracing bow Montalvo sat down.

    Lysbeth

    H. Rider Haggard

  • Montalvo at any rate gave the appearance of striving to suppress it.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 1

    Willis Fletcher Johnson