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 (pĭ-zär′ō, pē-thär′ō, -sär′-), Francisco 1475?-1541.
Spanish explorer and conqueror of the Inca Empire of Peru (1531-1533). He founded the city of Lima in 1535.


(pɪˈzɑːrəʊ; Spanish piˈθarrɔ)
(Biography) Francisco (franˈθisko). ?1475–1541, Spanish conqueror of Peru. He landed in Peru (1532), murdered the Inca King Atahualpa (1533), and founded Lima as the new capital of Peru (1535). He was murdered by his own followers


(pɪˈzɑr oʊ)

Francisco, c1470–1541, Spanish conqueror of Peru.
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Noun1.Pizarro - Spanish conquistador who conquered the Incas in what is now Peru and founded the city of Lima (1475-1541)Pizarro - Spanish conquistador who conquered the Incas in what is now Peru and founded the city of Lima (1475-1541)
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Did not Pizarro lead three hundred and fifty Spanish cavaliers and four thousand Indians into the far Cordilleras in search of treasure?
Old as Pizarro, this whiteness keeps her ruins for ever new; admits not the cheerful greenness of complete decay; spreads over her broken ramparts the rigid pallor of an apoplexy that fixes its own distortions.
You know the first Spaniards down there, under a leader named Pizarro, were a gang of robbers and cut- throats.
The scene was set for Cologne and Claudio Pizarro to instigate the start of a miraculous great escape.
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Sevilla's Guido Pizarro scored a 93rd-minute equaliser to complete an incredible comeback from three goals down to draw 3-3 against Liverpool on Tuesday in a pulsating Champions League Group E clash.
By: Egypt Today CAIRO -- 1 July 2017: The German club Werder Breman has announced on July 2 their refusal to give Claudio Pizarro a 1-year renewal contract to give chances to the youth players.
Those who are familiar with Pizarro know that he does not mince words.
Nelson Pizarro is a lean, spry man in his mid-seventies.
Nelson Pizarro es un hombre delgado y vital de poco mas de 70 anos.
According to Metro Bataan Development Authority (MBDA) General Manager Charlie Pizarro, Garcia ordered agencies in line with public security to execute a stringent safety plan for the highway where trucks transporting petroleum, industrial supplies and manufactured products pass on a regular basis.