[boo sh-muh n] /ˈbʊʃ mən/
Francis X(avier) 1883–1966, U.S. film actor.
noun (pl) -men
(Austral & NZ) a person who lives or travels in the bush, esp one versed in bush lore
noun (pl) -man, -men
a member of a hunting and gathering people of southern Africa, esp the Kalahari region, typically having leathery yellowish skin, short stature, and prominent buttocks
any language of this people, belonging to the Khoisan family
1785, from South African Dutch boschjesman, literally “man of the bush,” from boschje, from Dutch bosje, diminutive of bosch, bos (see bush (n.)).
[fran-sis-kuh n] /frænˈsɪs kən/ adjective 1. of or relating to or the Franciscans. noun 2. a member of the mendicant order founded by in the 13th century. /frænˈsɪskən/ noun 1. 1590s, “friar of the order founded in 1209 by St. Francis (Medieval Latin Franciscus) of Assisi” (1182-1226). Also as an adjective. A religious order founded […]
[fran-sis-koh; Spanish frahn-sees-kaw, -thees-] /frænˈsɪs koʊ; Spanish frɑnˈsis kɔ, -ˈθis-/ noun 1. a male given name, Spanish form of .
- Francisco coronado
[kawr-uh-nah-doh, kor-; for 1 also Spanish kaw-raw-nah-th aw] /ˌkɔr əˈnɑ doʊ, ˌkɒr-; for 1 also Spanish ˌkɔ rɔˈnɑ ðɔ/ noun 1. Francisco Vásquez de [frahn-thees-kaw bahs-keth th e,, frahn-sees-kaw bahs-kes] /frɑnˈθis kɔ ˈbɑs kɛθ ðɛ,, frɑnˈsis kɔ ˈbɑs kɛs/ (Show IPA), 1510–54? Spanish explorer in North America. 2. a city in SW California, near San […]
- Francisco franco
[frang-koh; Spanish frahng-kaw] /ˈfræŋ koʊ; Spanish ˈfrɑŋ kɔ/ noun 1. Francisco (Francisco Paulino Hermenegildo Teódulo Franco-Bahamonde”El Caudillo”) 1892–1975, Spanish military leader and dictator: chief of state 1939–47; regent of the kingdom of Spain 1947–75. /ˈfræŋkəʊ; Spanish ˈfraŋko/ noun 1. Francisco (franˈθisko), called el Caudillo. 1892–1975, Spanish general and statesman; head of state (1939–1975). He was […]