Free Translator Free Translator
Translators Dictionaries Courses Other
Home
English Dictionary      examples: 'day', 'get rid of', 'New York Bay'




Vizcaino   /vizkɑˈinoʊ/   Listen
Vizcaino

noun
1.
Spanish explorer who was the first European to explore the California coast (1550-1615).  Synonym: Sebastian Vizcaino.






WordNet 3.0 © 2010 Princeton University








Advanced search
     Find words:
Starting with
Ending with
Containing
Matching a pattern  

Synonyms
Antonyms
Quotes
Words linked to  

only single words



Share |





"Vizcaino" Quotes from Famous Books



... will make a slight digression for the sake of our story. In 1548, just twenty-seven years after Cortes discovered the land of Mexico, Cabrillo's expedition had sailed up the Coast of California, and in 1602 Sebastian Vizcaino had made further discoveries accompanied by two Carmelite priests, and landed on the shores of Monterey. Both of these expeditions, however, were abandoned and California remained the "mysterious vineyard," as it was called. But Vizcaino drew a map ...
— Chimes of Mission Bells • Maria Antonia Field



Words linked to "Vizcaino" :   explorer, adventurer



Copyright © 2018 Free-Translator.com