Definition of Velázquez de Cuéllar, Diego in US English:

Velázquez de Cuéllar, Diego

proper noun

  • (c.1465–1524), Spanish conquistador. After sailing with Columbus to the New World in 1493, he began the conquest of Cuba in 1511 and later initiated expeditions to conquer Mexico.

Pronunciation

Velázquez de Cuéllar, Diego

/vəˈläsˌk(w)ez dā ˈkwāyär/