Advertisement

Advertisement

Sarmiento

[ sahr-myen-taw ]

noun

  1. Do·min·go Faus·ti·no [daw-, meeng, -gaw fous-, tee, -naw], 1811–88, Argentine writer, educator, and political leader: president 1868–74.


Discover More

Example Sentences

At that place Sarmiento had founded the colony of Philippeville in 1581.

They have no trouble in making their course, as the sky is clear, and Sarmiento—an all-sufficient guide-post—always visible.

But Sarmiento, the Spanish ambassador, had the exact measure of James.

Sarmiento constantly urged that the islands and continent that he was in search of were more to the south.

However, no land being sighted after many days, Mendana became alarmed and requested Sarmiento to resume charge of the navigation.

Advertisement

Word of the Day

tortuous

[tawr-choo-uhs ]

Meaning and examples

Start each day with the Word of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


sarmieSarnath