Pizarro [ pi- zahr-oh; Spanish pee- thah- r raw, - sah- ] r SHOW IPA / pɪˈzɑr oʊ; Spanish piˈθɑr rɔ, -ˈsɑr- / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun Fran·cis·co c1470–1541, [fran- sis-koh; Spanish f rahn- thees-kaw, - sees-], /frænˈsɪs koʊ; Spanish frɑnˈθis kɔ, -ˈsis-/, Spanish conqueror of Peru.
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How to use Pizarro in a sentence
He was a companion of
Pizarro in his Peruvian expedition, and amassed great wealth; after which he became governor of Cuba.
This was an old elephant named
Pizarro, a great favourite of many years' standing with the Madrileños.
At last the bull prepared to charge;
Pizarro packed away his trunk between his tusks, and quietly waited the onslaught.
Pizarro was amusing himself by eating oranges which were showered on him by his admirers on the benches. British Dictionary definitions for Pizarro Pizarro / ( pɪˈzɑːrəʊ, Spanish piˈθarrɔ) / noun Francisco (franˈθisko). ?1475–1541, Spanish conqueror of Peru. He landed in Peru (1532), murdered the Inca King Atahualpa (1533), and founded Lima as the new capital of Peru (1535). He was murdered by his own followers
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