Definition of Velázquez de Cuéllar, Diego in English:

Velázquez de Cuéllar, Diego

Line breaks: Diego Ve¦láz|quez de Cué|llar
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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