Ponce sentence example

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  • Arecibo is connected with San Juan, Mayaguez and Ponce by railway.
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  • In 1513 Juan Ponce de Leon (c. 1 4 60-1521), who had been with Christopher Columbus on his second voyage and had later been governor of Porto Rico, obtained a royal grant authorizing him to discover and settle " Bimini," - a fabulous island believed to contain a marvellous fountain or spring whose waters would restore to old men their youth or at least had wonderful curative powers.
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  • A project for irrigating the district south of the mountains between Ponce and Patillas was adopted by the Porto Rican government in 1909.
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  • In 1508 Nicolas de Ovando, governor of Hispaniola (Haiti) rewarded the services of Juan Ponce de Leon, one of Columbus's companions in 1493, by permitting him to explore the island, then called by the natives "Borinquen," and search for its reputed deposits of gold.
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  • Ponce's hospitable reception by the native chief, Aquebana or Guaybana, and his fairly profitable search for the precious metal led King Ferdinand in 1509 to give him an appointment as temporary governor of the island, where his companions had already established the settlement of Caparra (Pueblo Viejo, near the present San Juan).
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  • The new admiral removed Ponce and appointed Juan Ceron to administer the affairs of Porto Rico.
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  • While Ponce was exploring Florida in 1513 the conquerors of Porto Rico had established their domination in the upper western portion of the island by a series of settlements.
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  • It is connected with Ponce by railway (1910), and with the port of Arroyo by an excellent road, part of the military road extending to Cayey, and it exports sugar, rum, tobacco, coffee, cattle, fruit and other products of the department, which is very fertile.
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  • From that date, until after the colonization of New Providence by the British, there is no record of a Spanish visit to the Bahamas, with the exception of the extraordinary cruise of Juan Ponce de Leon, the conqueror of Porto Rico, who passed months searching the islands for Bimini, which was reported to contain the miraculous "Fountain of Youth."
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  • In 1512 (or 1513) Juan Ponce de Leon made the first recorded exploration of the coast of Florida and the Bahama Channel.
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  • The principal harbours are San Juan on the north and Ponce on the south coast; the former is accessible to vessels of about 30 ft.
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  • Among the principal office buildings are the Empire, the Equitable, the Prudential, the Fourth National, the Austell, the Peters, the Century, the English-American and the Candler buildings; and there are many fine residences, particularly in Peachtree and Washington streets, Inman Park and Ponce de Leon Circle.
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  • One of the architectural hightlights is the Catedral de San Juan, a magnificent church which dates back to 1540 and it is the final resting place of the explorer, Ponce de Leon.
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  • Bahamas- Book a package to Nassau or Grand Bahama and enjoy crystal clear waters while relaxing on the islands Ponce de Leon discovered when searching for the mystical "Fountain of Youth."
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  • Urban Body Studios is located at 730 Ponce de Leon Place, and the phone number is (404) 201-7994.
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  • Decatur Yoga and Pilates is located at 431 West Ponce de Leon Ave in Decatur, and the phone number is (404) 377-4899.
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  • Both Ponce and his rivals had introduced the system of repartimientos established by Columbus in Haiti.
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