English version

Ponce de León, Juan

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishPonce de León, JuanJuan Ponce de LeónPonce de Le‧ón, Juan /ˌpɒns də ˈliːən $ ˌpɑːns-, wɑːn $ hwɑːn/  (1460–1521) a Spanish explorer who took control of Puerto Rico for Spain in 1508 and discovered florida in 1513, when he was searching for the fountain of youth, a flow of water coming from the ground which was supposed to make anyone who drank it stay young for ever
Pictures of the day
What are these?
Click on the pictures to check.