Velázquez

or Ve·lás·quez

[ vuh-lahs-kez, -kes; Spanish ve-lahth-keth ]
/ vəˈlɑs kɛz, -kɛs; Spanish vɛˈlɑθ kɛθ /

noun

Die·go Ro·drí·guez de Sil·va y [dye-gaw raw-three-geth the -seel-vah ee], /ˈdyɛ gɔ rɔˈðri gɛθ ðɛ ˈsil vɑ i/, 1599–1660, Spanish painter.

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Velázquez

Velsquez (Spanish beˈlaskɛθ)

/ (Spanish beˈlaθkɛθ) /

noun

Diego Rodríguez de Silva y (ˈdjeɣo rɔˈðriɣɛθ de ˈsilβa i). 1599–1660, Spanish painter, remarkable for the realism of his portraits, esp those of Philip IV of Spain and the royal household
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