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Ponce de León

[ ponsduh-lee-uhn; Spanish pawn-thethe le-awn, pawn-se ]
/ ˈpɒns də ˈli ən; Spanish ˈpɔn θɛ ðɛ lɛˈɔn, ˈpɔn sɛ /
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noun
Juan [hwahn], /ʰwɑn/, c1460–1521, Spanish explorer.
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Ponce de León
/ (ˈpɒns də ˈliːən, Spanish ˈpɔnθe ðe leˈɔn) /

noun
Juan (xwan). ?1460–1521, Spanish explorer. He settled (1509) and governed (1510–12) Puerto Rico and discovered (1513) Florida
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