How to use Palos in a sentence
As detectives began closing in on Viens, he attempted to commit suicide by diving feet first off a Rancho Palos Verdes cliff.David Viens Murder Trial: Chef Says He Slow-Cooked His Wife’s Body | Christine Pelisek | September 20, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
She was born in Palo Alto, California, and moved to Palos Verdes when she was nine.
Among the listeners were the brothers Pinzon (peen-thn), experienced seamen from the neighboring port of Palos (pahls).The Story of the Thirteen Colonies | H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber
Right honoured was the little town of Palos, whence it sailed on Friday, 3rd August, 1492.How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves | W.H.G. Kingston
It is possible that he altered the date when he reached Palos, as is Major's opinion.
Ferdinand was his youngest son, and was born only three or four years before his father left Palos.
On the 3d of August, 1492, the little fleet set sail from Palos, entering upon the most daring expedition ever undertaken by man.Discoverers and Explorers | Edward R. Shaw
British Dictionary definitions for Palos
a village and former port in SW Spain: starting point of Columbus' voyage of discovery to America (1492)
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