Definition of Pizarro

1. Noun. Spanish conquistador who conquered the Incas in what is now Peru and founded the city of Lima (1475-1541).

Exact synonyms: Francisco Pizarro
Generic synonyms: Conquistador



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Literary usage of Pizarro

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Finally after an absence of eighteen months Pizarro returned to Panama. ... The three partners then determined that Pizarro should go to Spain and lay his ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"When the ship arrived without reinforcements Pizarro determined, with the aid of ... Finally after an absence of eighteen months Pizarro returned to Panama. ..."

3. Peru by William Hickling Prescott (1900)
"He had seen enough of Pizarro to know that he was not to be trusted. ... Gonzalo Pizarro. 1539—1540- ON the departure of his brother in pursuit of Almagro, ..."

4. The Spanish Conquest in America, and Its Relation to the History of Slavery by Arthur Helps (1857)
"Pizarro left San Miguel on the 24th of September, 1532, and commenced his march on Cassa- marca, conquering or pacifying the tribes that came in his way, ..."

5. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1813)
"Pizarro being come to Panama, went with his two companions to the Governor Don Pedro de los Rios, ..."

6. A History of Peru by Clements Robert Markham (1892)
"was at a place called La Ramada by Hernando Pizarro, in the valley of the ... A message arrived from Atahualpa with permission for Pizarro to make use of ..."

7. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Finally after an absence of eighteen months Pizarro returned to Panama. ... The three partners then determined that Pizarro should go to Spain and lay his ..."

8. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"When the ship arrived without reinforcements Pizarro determined, with the aid of ... Finally after an absence of eighteen months Pizarro returned to Panama. ..."

9. Peru by William Hickling Prescott (1900)
"He had seen enough of Pizarro to know that he was not to be trusted. ... Gonzalo Pizarro. 1539—1540- ON the departure of his brother in pursuit of Almagro, ..."

10. The Spanish Conquest in America, and Its Relation to the History of Slavery by Arthur Helps (1857)
"Pizarro left San Miguel on the 24th of September, 1532, and commenced his march on Cassa- marca, conquering or pacifying the tribes that came in his way, ..."

11. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1813)
"Pizarro being come to Panama, went with his two companions to the Governor Don Pedro de los Rios, ..."

12. A History of Peru by Clements Robert Markham (1892)
"was at a place called La Ramada by Hernando Pizarro, in the valley of the ... A message arrived from Atahualpa with permission for Pizarro to make use of ..."

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