Affonso de
[uh-fawn-soo duh] /əˈfɔ̃ sʊ də/ (Show IPA), 1453–1515, founder of the Portuguese empire in the East.
a city in central New Mexico.
Contemporary Examples

A week earlier, Sunni Rae Reza was shot and killed in Albuquerque two days before her ninth birthday.
Six Months After Newtown, Gun Violence & Debate Continue Eliza Shapiro June 13, 2013

Paul Chavez works in a bland office building in southeast Albuquerque.
The Devil’s Drug: The True Story of Meth in New Mexico Nick Romeo August 23, 2013

Once in the air, they learned they were headed to Albuquerque, despite an order from the ground to return to Austin.
When Politicians Run Away David A. Graham February 18, 2011

But as I learned that day in Albuquerque, greatness doesn’t come easy, even to Gilligan Co.
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And with that, Walt gives up, placing a traceable call to the Albuquerque DEA.
‘Granite State,’ the Penultimate Episode of ‘Breaking Bad,’ Is Walter White’s Final Act Andrew Romano September 22, 2013

Historical Examples

The grounds for their belief were very slight, but sufficient to impress ardent Christians like Albuquerque himself.
Rulers of India: Albuquerque Henry Morse Stephens

Coutinho would listen to nothing, and Albuquerque was obliged to follow him.
Celebrated Travels and Travellers Jules Verne

Shortly after leaving Albuquerque the trail crossed a very wide shallow muddy river—the famous Rio Grande.
Across America by Motor-cycle C. K. Shepherd

Total distance from Fort Smith to Albuquerque, 814-3/4 miles.
The Prairie Traveler Randolph Marcy

The year 1514 is the most peaceful of Albuquerque’s administration.
Rulers of India: Albuquerque Henry Morse Stephens

a city in central New Mexico, on the Rio Grande. Pop: 471 856 (2003 est)
Afonso de (əˈfõsu dəː). 1453–1515, Portuguese navigator who established Portuguese colonies in the East by conquering Goa, Ceylon, Malacca, and Ormuz

city in New Mexico, U.S., founded 1706 and named for Spanish administrator and viceroy of Mexico Francisco Fernández de la Cueva, Duque de Alburquerque (1617-1676); name altered by association with Portuguese soldier Alfonso de Albuquerque (1453-1515), both named from Alburquerque, a town in Spain close to the Portuguese border, meaning “white oak;” ultimately from Latin albus “white” and quercus “oak.”
Albuquerque [(al-buh-kur-kee)]

Largest city in New Mexico.


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