Alarcon



Pedro Antonio
[pe-th raw ahn-taw-nyaw] /ˈpɛ ðrɔ ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/ (Show IPA), (Pedro Antonio Alarcón y Ariza) 1833–91, Spanish novelist, short-story writer, and diplomat.
Contemporary Examples

“I guess they went to DSM-IV, but perhaps did not know about DSM-5,” alarcon said with a laugh.
Sandusky To Try Nearly Obsolete Histrionic Personality Disorder Defense Jesse Singal June 19, 2012

Historical Examples

As alarcon had never seen an alligator he took the description to mean crocodile.
The Romance of the Colorado River Frederick S. Dellenbaugh

alarcon was looking for and expecting to meet Coronado at any time.
The Romance of the Colorado River Frederick S. Dellenbaugh

But alarcon was not of a retreating disposition; the fierce Colorado had now met its first conqueror.
The Romance of the Colorado River Frederick S. Dellenbaugh

But it was an unknown quantity at the time of alarcon’s visit, so far as white men were concerned.
The Romance of the Colorado River Frederick S. Dellenbaugh

alarcon, a member of the party of the sea captain Uloa, was the first man to reach the Colorado.
The Way to the West Emerson Hough

But the old man declared alarcon to be the son of the sun and took his part.
The Romance of the Colorado River Frederick S. Dellenbaugh

alarcon relates that the tribes seen on the Rio Colorado by him in 1541, wore on one arm “certain small pipes of cane.”
The Medicine-Men of the Apache. (1892 N 09 / 1887-1888 (pages 443-604)) John G. Bourke

Who could preach with more wit a brief sermon like this than alarcon?
Catholic World, Vol. XIII, April to September, 1871 Various

alarcon must now have been about at the mouth of the Gila, and the river referred to was, of course, the Gila.
The Romance of the Colorado River Frederick S. Dellenbaugh

noun
Pedro Antonio de (ˈpeðro anˈtonjo de). 1833–91, Spanish novelist and short-story writer, noted for his humorous sketches of rural life, esp in The Three-Cornered Hat (1874)

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