Pinzón

[ peen-thawn ]
/ pinˈθɔn /

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.

QUIZZES

DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?

"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
Question 1 of 10
decorum
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for pinzon

British Dictionary definitions for pinzon

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)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012