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Pizarro

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Pizarro Spanish conquistador who conquered the Incas in what is now Peru and founded the city of Lima (1475-1541)
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Usage

In literature:

About ten years after the conquest of Mexico, Pizarro landed in Peru, which country was soon added to the dominions of Philip II.
"A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon" by John Lord
Florestan, a Spanish nobleman, has dared to blame Don Pizarro, the governor of the state-prison, a man as cruel as he is powerful.
"The Standard Operaglass" by Charles Annesley
Pizarro first made for Caxamalca, a small town situated at about twenty days' march from the coast.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
While, in discoverers and conquerors, she sent forth Columbus, Cortez, and Pizarro.
"Due South or Cuba Past and Present" by Maturin M. Ballou
The treasures that glittered before Pizarro do not tempt our soldiers.
"Prize Orations of the Intercollegiate Peace Association" by Intercollegiate Peace Association
The director general is Dr. Netto, and the secretary Dr. Joao Joaquin Pizarro.
"The Galaxy, Volume 23, No. 2, February, 1877" by Various
In the Spanish conquest of America there are three great generals: Cortes, Balbao, and Pizarro.
"The Story of Extinct Civilizations of the West" by Robert E. Anderson
They had also the expectation of a saviour, belief in whom could alone have consoled for the advent of Pizarro.
"The Lords of the Ghostland" by Edgar Saltus
It is a beautiful island, and is celebrated as one of Pizarro's stopping places.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6" by Various
At that time Peru was still unknown, and the name of Pizarro not thought of.
"The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 1 (of 2)" by Bernal Diaz del Castillo
Pizarro, however, in the barbarity of his character, far exceeded him.
"The Lusiad" by Luís de Camões
He had been sent to America to suppress the insurrection of Gonzalo Pizarro, and restore tranquillity to the country.
"History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain." by William H. Prescott
Cortes in Mexico and Pizarro in Peru added vast territory and millions of treasure to the national wealth.
"History of Cuba; or, Notes of a Traveller in the Tropics" by Maturin M. Ballou
It was that which made Napoleon, Napoleon; and made Pizarro, Pizarro.
"The Spanish Pioneers" by Charles F. Lummis
Mr. Pizarro was born at Truxillo, Spain, about 1471.
"Cordwood" by Edgar Wilson (Bill) Nye
PIZARRO, The Life of.
"The Dramatic Works of G. E. Lessing" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
You have not heard of one Pizarro, Senor Juan?
"The Blood of the Arena" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
He was avenged by his son, born in 1520, who raised an insurrection, in which Pizarro was assassinated, in 1541.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
Pizarro, who afterwards completed the discovery of Peru, served under Balboa.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
Pizarro set out in September 1532, and made for Caxamarca, where the Inca was.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
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In poetry:

The views of Pizarro
Were perhaps a little narrow.
He killed the Caciques
Because (he said) they were sneaks.
"Clerihew – Pizarro" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley

In news:

Pizarro's Family and His Head "Exploring the Inca Heartland" September 1, 1999.
Bayern's Claudio Pizarro, center, celebrates scoring his side's 4rth goal during the soccer Champions League group F match between FC Bayern Munich and OSC Lille in Munich, Germany, Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012.
Pizarro 's Family and His Head "Exploring the Inca Heartland" September 1, 1999.
Co-owner Dan Phan serves customers at Original Gravity Public House in San Jose Sal Pizarro/Staff.
Texas Sun Devils catcher Peter Pizarro has a muscular 5-foot-11, 190-pound frame.
Odia, Frank Michael, 49, Camas, and Pizarro, Paula Andrea Orrego, 38, Camas.
Saul Pizarro is the Bobcat's offensive leader.
MUNICH — Claudio Pizarro scored a hat trick as Bayern Munich thrashed Lille 6-1 on Wednesday to keep the French club without a point in the Champions League.
MUNICH — Claudio Pizarro scored a hat trick as Bayern Munich thrashed Lille 6-1 on Wednesday to keep the French club without a point in the Champions League.
San Jose Mercury News Sal Pizarro column.
San Jose Mercury News Sal Pizarro column.
Cesar Diaz Pizarro struck with 2½ minutes to play Friday night, and UC Riverside completed a comeback for a 3-2 men's soccer triumph at UC Irvine, its third victory this season over a nationally ranked opponent.
A couple years ago, David Pizarro, a young research psychologist at Cornell, brewed up a devious variation on the classic trolley problem.
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In science:

In Blossier, Mart´ın Pizarro and the author introduced a geometric property for a theory relative to a reduct, relative CM-triviality, which holds in particular for many structures obtained by Hrushovski amalgamation and which yields a description of the definable groups.
Fields and Fusions: Hrushovski constructions and their definable groups
But neither of these mechanisms can explain why mass loss from the best-observed MBC (133P/Elst-Pizarro) is episodic and recurrent, being concentrated in the quarter of the orbit after perihelion.
Icy Bodies in the New Solar System
Allende, H., Frery, A.C., Galbiati, J., Pizarro, L.: M-estimators with asymmetric influence functions: The GA0 distribution case.
Parametric and Nonparametric Tests for Speckled Imagery
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