Ponce de León

[ pons duh lee-uh n; Spanish pawn-the th e le-awn, pawn-se ]
/ ˈpɒns də ˈli ən; Spanish ˈpɔn θɛ ðɛ lɛˈɔn, ˈpɔn sɛ /

noun

Juan [hwahn] /ʰwɑn/, c1460–1521, Spanish explorer.
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British Dictionary definitions for ponce de leon

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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