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Coronado, Francisco Vásquez de Syllabification: Co·ro·na·do, Francisco Vásquez de
Pronunciation: /ˌkôrəˈnädō/ /ˌkär-/

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( Circa 1510–54), Spanish explorer. His expeditions into Arizona and New Mexico from Mexico opened the Southwest to Spanish colonization.

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