Cabeza de Vaca[kä be′t̸hä t̸he vä′kä]
Cabeza de Vaca definition by Webster's New World
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Cabeza de Vaca, Álvar Núñez 1490?-1557?; Sp. explorer in the Americas
Cabeza de Vaca definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Álvar Núñez 1490?-1557?
Spanish explorer and colonial administrator who explored parts of present-day Florida, Texas, and Mexico and aroused Spain's interest in the region with his vivid stories of opportunities.