Definition of Velázquez de Cuéllar, Diego in English:

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Velázquez de Cuéllar, Diego

Pronunciation: /deɪ ˈkweɪjɑː/
/ˈkweɪljɑː/ /de ˈkwejar/
(Circa 1465–1524), Spanish conquistador. After sailing with Columbus to the New World in 1493, he began the conquest of Cuba in 1511; he later initiated expeditions to conquer Mexico.
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