Juan de [hwahn de], /ʰwɑn dɛ/, 1550?–1624, Spanish explorer who colonized New Mexico.
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How to use Oñate in a sentence
Onate maintained, on the other hand, that their prisoner was worth more to them alive than dead.
Colonel Onate leaned forward and whispered something to General Carlo, who shook his head and frowned.
On Colonel Onate's face was a haggard look of fear—surely it was fear—that lifted in relief at the young man's brave challenge.
Onate was plainly puzzled at the summons to attend the governor, and mixed with his perplexity was a very evident anxiety.
"If you mean to reflect upon my honor I can assure you that my conscience is clear," answered Onate blackly.