Coronado Francisco Vásquez de

Co·ro·na·do

 (kôr′ə-nä′dō, kō′rō-nä′thō), Francisco Vásquez de 1510-1554.
Spanish explorer who, in his quest for the fabled Seven Cities of Cíbola, led an expedition to explore what is now Arizona and New Mexico.
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