Definition of Balboa, Vasco Núñez de in English:

Balboa, Vasco Núñez de

proper noun

  • (1475–1519), Spanish explorer. In 1513 he reached the western coast of the isthmus of Darien (Panama), thereby becoming the first European to see the eastern shores of the Pacific Ocean.

Pronunciation

Balboa, Vasco Núñez de

/balˈbōə/