Cabeza de Vaca

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.

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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Sobre su llegada a Nueva Galicia, Cabeza de Vaca comenta:
In July of 2005, The Associated Press reported that Texas Governor Rick Perry, Mexico Attorney General Daniel Cabeza de Vaca and Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott pledged to commit themselves to stop the recent inflammation of border violence.
Have students pretend they were with Spanish explorer Cabeza de Vaca when he encountered Florida's "lion" (panther).
The first of these arguments has to do with the affinities and (to this reader, previously unremarked) mutual relevance shared by the putative Urtext of the Spanish picaresque, Lazarillo de Tormes, and the "non-fiction" chronicle of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, La relacion que dio Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca de lo acaecido en las Indias (1542).
The first Flat race, a near nine-furlong event run over more than four circuits of the specially laid fibresand course, was won by the Mathieu Boutin-trained Cabeza de Vaca.
Under this light, the films Cabeza de Vaca (Nicolas Echevarria Mexico, 1990) and Jerico (Luis Alberto Lamata, Venezuela, 1991) stand as post-colonial re-interpretations of the events that led to the Spanish conquest of the Americas as much as reexaminations of the systems of thought of
Se identificaron anfiteatros de avalancha en los estratovolcanes extintos del sector occidental del macizo del Irazu, en donde la fuente de origen mas probable es el sector de colapso en el flanco oeste del volcan Cabeza de Vaca.
En este analisis de Naufragios de Cabeza de Vaca, trataremos del tema del mundo al reves, el motivo de la tormenta y el naufragio, asi como la relacion de mismidad/alteridad en la obra.
Los cinco capitulos tematicos tratan sobre Cristobal Colon y el descubrimiento de las Indias, de Brasil, sobre la figura de Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, de Lope de Aguirre.
He serves to partially authenticate the accounts of his companions, Andres Dorantes de Carranza, Alonso del Castillo Maldonado and Eulvar NE[bar]Eez Cabeza de Vaca.
Originariamente, se trataba de una serie en cuatro capitulos de una hora, para la television, sobre el libro Naufragios y comentarios de Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca.
Durante la pasada campana a gobernador en Tamaulipas, el candidato panista Francisco Garcia Cabeza de Vaca debatio con su contrincante priista Baltazar Hinojosa.