[hee-me-neth] /hiˈmɛ nɛθ/
[hwahn rah-mawn] /ʰwɑn rɑˈmɔn/ (Show IPA), 1881–1958, Spanish poet: Nobel Prize 1956.
Juan Ramón (xwan raˈmɔn). 1881–1958, Spanish lyric poet. His most famous work is Platero y yo (1917), a prose poem: Nobel prize for literature 1956
- Jimenez de cisneros
[hee-me-neth th e thees-ne-raws] /hiˈmɛ nɛθ ðɛ θisˈnɛ rɔs/ noun 1. Francisco [frahn-thees-kaw] /frɑnˈθis kɔ/ (Show IPA), 1436–1517, Spanish cardinal and statesman. /Spanish xiˈmeneð ðe θizˈnerɔs/ noun 1. Francisco (franˈθisko). 1436–1517, Spanish cardinal and statesman; regent of Castile (1506–07) and Spain (1516–17) and grand inquisitor for Castile and León (1507–17) Also Ximenes de Cisneros, Ximenez […]
- Jimenez de quesada
[hee-me-neth th e ke-sah-th ah, -me-nes] /hiˈmɛ nɛθ ðɛ kɛˈsɑ ðɑ, -ˈmɛ nɛs/ noun 1. Gonzalo [gawn-thah-law,, -sah-] /gɔnˈθɑ lɔ,, -ˈsɑ-/ (Show IPA), 1497?–1579, Spanish explorer and conqueror in South America.
[jim-uh-nee] /ˈdʒɪm ə ni/ interjection 1. (a mild exclamation of surprise, emotion, or awe.) interjection an exclamation of surprise Word Origin alter. of Gemini exclamation of surprise, 1803, a disguised oath, perhaps for Jesu Domine “Jesus Lord.” Extended form jiminy cricket is attested from 1848 and suggests Jesus Christ (cf. also Jiminy Christmas, 1890).
verb jazz, JAZZ something UP (1940s+)