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Meaning of Mendoza

Men•do•za

Pronunciation: (men-dō'zu Sp. men-dô'sä or, for 1, -thä), [key]
— n.
  1. 1487–1537, Spanish soldier and explorer: founder of the first colony of Buenos Aires 1536?.
  2. a city in W central Argentina. 596,796.
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