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Ca·be·za de Va·ca

 (kə-bā′zə də vä′kə, kä-vĕ′thä thĕ vä′kä), Álvar Núñez 1490?-1557?
Spanish explorer and colonial administrator who explored parts of present-day Florida, Texas, and Mexico and aroused Spain's interest in the region with his vivid stories of opportunities.
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Ca•be•za de Va•ca

(kəˈbeɪ zɑ də ˈvɑ kɑ)
n.
Álvar Núñez, c1490–1557?, Spanish explorer in the Americas.
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