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Pinzón

[ peen-thawn ]
/ pinˈθɔn /
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noun
Mar·tín A·lon·zo [mahr-teen ah-lawn-thaw], /mɑrˈtin ɑˈlɔn θɔ/, c1440–93?, and his brother, Vi·cen·te Yá·ñez [bee-then-te -yah-nyeth], /biˈθɛn tɛ ˈyɑ nyɛθ/, c1460–1524?, Spanish navigators with Christopher Columbus.
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Pinzón
/ (Spanish pinˈθɔn) /

noun
Martín Alonzo (marˈtin aˈlɔnθo). ?1440–93, Spanish navigator, who commanded the Pinta on Columbus' first expedition (1492–93), which he abandoned in a vain attempt to be the first to arrive back in Spain
his brother, Vicente Yáñez (biˈθente ˈjaɲɛθ). ?1460–?1524, Spanish navigator, who commanded the Niña on Columbus' first expedition (1492–93)
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