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Vizcaíno

[viz-kah-ee-noh]
noun
  1. Se·bas·tián [Spanish se-vahs-tyahn] /Spanish ˌsɛ vɑsˈtyɑn/, 1550?–1628?, Spanish explorer in the Americas.
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Historical Examples

  • He directed that to Vizcaino should be given the command of the expedition.

    The March of Portol

    Zoeth S. Eldredge and E. J. Molera

  • The Cross which Vizcaino had planted in 1602 was found decked with skins and shells.

    Chimes of Mission Bells

    Maria Antonia Field

  • Vizcaino may have been amiss when he located it in 37 degrees.

    Port O' Gold

    Louis John Stellman

  • Vizcaino saw natives on the southern coast painted blue and silvered over with some kind of mineral substance.

  • Under this order, Vizcaino applied to Viceroy Velasco, and received his permission to make the journey.

    The March of Portol

    Zoeth S. Eldredge and E. J. Molera