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Capitan

Definitions

  • Photo of El Capitan
    Photo of El Capitan
  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Capitan kap-i-tan′ or kap′i-tan the chief admiral of the Turkish fleet
    • n Capitan kap-i-tan′ or kap′i-tan, the chief admiral of the Turkish fleet
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
See Captain.

Usage

In literature:

Where is the capitan?
"Daisy's Aunt" by E. F. (Edward Frederic) Benson
The naval campaign of 1822 was signalized by the successful attack of the Greek fire-ships on the fleet of the Capitan Pasha off Scio.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, Number 360, October 1845" by Various
What force is there, Senor Capitan?
"Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
Capitan Rodney, 'e teach, me Englisha speech.
"The Spanish Jade" by Maurice Hewlett
Now, I'll tell you what I'd like you to do if you want to: ride with me and wait till morning, outside El Capitan.
"Nan of Music Mountain" by Frank H. Spearman
Her children are gone, and this child of Capitan Miguel knows well what she asks for.
"The Treasure Trail" by Marah Ellis Ryan
And in this warlyke apparell, in the personage of a Capitan, he stode and preached halfe an houre.
"Shakespeare Jest-Books;" by Unknown
The Capitan China is lazy and silent; Subtu indolent and self-indulgent; Abong Mia and Datu Maraja stupid.
"Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 365, March, 1846" by Various
He learn it with Capitan Coronado.
"The Flute of the Gods" by Marah Ellis Ryan
The American lieutenant-colonel and the Mexican capitan looked at one another.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
Why, Dios, Senor Capitan!
"The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories" by Charles Weathers Bump
Where is your capitan (chief)!
"Boys' Book of Frontier Fighters" by Edwin L. Sabin
Their chief was Whoa, called by the Mexicans Capitan Whoa.
"Geronimo's Story of His Life" by Geronimo
Wait till we see him, Senor Capitan!
"Bring Me His Ears" by Clarence E. Mulford
Capitan, Calle del Gran, 201.
"Cathedrals of Spain" by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
N on Conchas River; Capitan Mts.
"A Synopsis of the North American Lagomorpha" by E. Raymond Hall
Among the prisoners was a capitan de partido (a local magistrate), who was committed on a charge of conniving at the slave-trade.
"To Cuba and Back" by Richard Henry Dana
The letter describing the survey of the Bay was written by Canizares and addressed to "Senor Capitan," obviously Ayala.
"The Aboriginal Population of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California" by S. F. Cook
The Senor Capitan bids me offer you, in his name, the best resources of the ship.
"The Great Mogul" by Louis Tracy
No teneis delante a Don Juan de Austria, vuestro capitan?
"History of The Reign of Philip The Second King of Spain" by William H. Prescott
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In poetry:

Ah! rather that the conscious land
In simpler ways salute the Man,--
The tall pines bowing where they stand,
The bared head of El Capitan!
"California's Greeting To Seward" by Francis Bret Harte

In news:

Warren Macdonald climbed Mt Kilimanjaro and El Capitan in the U.S. Denise Villani beat cancer using a trial vaccine.
Earlier this month, he climbed Mount Watkins, El Capitan and Half Dome, the three biggest rock faces in Yosemite, in about 19 hours.
Tommy Caldwell climbing El Capitan.
The Santa Ana-based designer's work included the restoration of the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood and the transformation of the Crest Theater in Westwood.
Singer Bradley Greenwald as "El Capitan" (Krivit Photography).
Last Friday's non-league football game at Hilltop High School between the host Lancers and visiting El Capitan Vaqueros pitted two of the San Diego Section's few remaining winless teams.
Scott Peterson El Capitan looking up The Nose route from the base of the big wall.
The 2012 Madrigal Singers from Rocky Ford and La Junta will be performing for the 20th year at El Capitan Dining Room in Rocky Ford on Monday, Dec 10 and Wednesday, Dec 12.
El Capitan State Beach Leadbetter Beach Refugio State Beach.
Milwaukee Police Department Capitan Michael J Brunson.
Actor Chris Evans attends the 'Captain America: The First Avenger ' Los Angeles Premiere at the El Capitan Theatre on July 19, 2011 in Hollywood.
Actor Martin Short attends the LA premiere of "Frankenweenie" at the El Capitan Theatre on Monday, Sept 24, 2012, in Los Angeles.
A consultant presented three different designs to Lincoln County commissioners Tuesday for a crossing over Magado Creek on the Lincoln County Fairgrounds in Capitan, but no decision was reached.
Yosemite rangers make daring rescue on El Capitan.
Despite a regular-season-ending loss to Capitan last Friday night, the Magdalena football team did enough this season to earn itself a six-seed in the 2012 1A state football championship.
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