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 near what became St. Augustine in 1513, claiming the area for Spain.

Pronunciation:

Ponce de León, Juan

/ˈpäns də ˈlēän//ˌpônsā de lāˈôn/