Definition of Ponce de León, Juan in English:

Ponce de León, Juan

proper noun

  • (c.1460–1521), Spanish explorer. He accompanied Columbus on his second voyage to the New World in 1493, became governor of Puerto Rico (1510–12), and landed on the coast of Florida in 1513, claiming the area for Spain.

Pronunciation

Ponce de León, Juan

/ˌponse//ˌpɒnseɪ də leɪˈɒn//ˌponθe de leˈon/