[fran-sis-kuh n] /frænˈsɪs kən/
of or relating to or the Franciscans.
a member of the mendicant order founded by in the 13th century.
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 by Francis of Assisi, known, like Francis, for devotion to poverty. The Franciscans have many divisions, and include both men and women.
[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 […]
- Francisco pizarro
[pi-zahr-oh; Spanish pee-thahr-raw, -sahr-] /pɪˈzɑr oʊ; Spanish piˈθɑr rɔ, -ˈsɑr-/ noun 1. Francisco [fran-sis-koh;; Spanish frahn-thees-kaw,, -sees-] /frænˈsɪs koʊ;; Spanish frɑnˈθis kɔ,, -ˈsis-/ (Show IPA), c1470–1541, Spanish conqueror of Peru. /pɪˈzɑːrəʊ; Spanish piˈθarrɔ/ noun 1. Francisco (franˈθisko). ?1475–1541, Spanish conqueror of Peru. He landed in Peru (1532), murdered the Inca King Atahualpa (1533), and founded […]