Pinzón


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Pin·zón

 (pĭn-zōn′, pēn-thōn′), Martín Alonso 1440?-1493.
Spanish navigator who commanded the Pinta on Columbus's first voyage to America (1492-1493). His brother Vicente Yáñez Pinzón (1460?-1524?) was the first European explorer of the Amazon River (1500).

Pinzón

(Spanish pinˈθɔn)
n
1. (Biography) Martín Alonzo (marˈtin aˈlɔnθo). ?1440–93, Spanish navigator, who commanded the Pinta on Columbus' first expedition (1492–93), which he abandoned in a vain attempt to be the first to arrive back in Spain
2. (Biography) his brother, Vicente Yáñez (biˈθente ˈjaɲɛθ). ?1460–?1524, Spanish navigator, who commanded the Niña on Columbus' first expedition (1492–93)

Pin•zón

(pɪnˈzoʊn)

n.
Martín Alonzo, c1440–93?, and his brother, Vicente Yáñez, c1460–1524?, Spanish navigators with Christopher Columbus.