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Cabeza de Vaca, lvar Nez

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Cabeza de Vaca, lvar Nez lvr no?ony?th kb?th d? vk [key], c.1490?c.1557, Spanish explorer. Cabeza de Vaca [cow's head] was not actually a surname but a hereditary title in his mother's family; he is frequently called simply lvar Nez.

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