Usage examples for CABO

  1. What is it, cabo?" – The Lone Ranche by Captain Mayne Reid
  2. Having run six leagues from Rio del Sol, which makes in all eighteen leagues from Rio de Mares, Columbus came to a cape which he called Cabo de Cuba, probably from supposing it to be the extremity of that island. – The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II) by Washington Irving
  3. Cape Race for example- the most prominent point of the island- is really the Portuguese Cabo Raso- the bare or " shaved" cape- and this was by the Spaniards regarded as the westernmost limit of Portuguese sovereignty in that direction. – Pioneers in Canada by Sir Harry Johnston
  4. Y agora que yo tenia puesta esta tierra en sosiego embiava su parte al de la Gasca que aunque arriba digo que dicen ques un santo, es un hombre mas manoso que havia en toda Espana e mas sabio; e asi venia por presidente e Governador, e todo quanto el quiera; e para poderme embiar a mi a Espana, i a cabo de dos anos que andavamos fuera de nuestras casas queria el Rey darme este pago, mas yo con todos los cavalleros deste Reyno le embiavamos a decir que se vaya, sino que haremos con el como con Blasco Nunez. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas by Prescott, William Hickling
  5. Cinco dragones y un cabo, Y un gato de sacristan. – Red Men and White by Owen Wister
  6. Cruising in search of what he believed to be the eastern coast of Asia, he sighted the shore of Cuba on the morning of October 28, 1492. His journal, under date of October 24, states: " At midnight I tripped my anchors off this Cabo del Isleo de Isabella, where I was pitched to go to the island of Cuba, which I learn from these people is very large and magnificent, and there are gold and spices in it, and large ships and merchants. – Cuba, Old and New by Albert Gardner Robinson
  7. The 7th May we were off the Cape of Good Hope, ten leagues south by estimation, and that night we passed over the shoals of cabo das Aguilhas. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII. by Robert Kerr
  8. Amongst those who were present in this little room was brother Honofre, through whose efforts the church at Cabo had been founded. – Brazilian Sketches by T. B. Ray
  9. A fortress built in 1740 on the island of Cabrera, was now on a peninsula; and, finally, on two granitic islands, those of Cura and Cabo Blanco, Humboldt observed among the shrubs, somo metres above the water, fine sand filled with helicites. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh
  10. We will name it from those majestic trees La Bahia de Pinos, and yonder long projection we will call the Cabo de Pinos. – History of California by Helen Elliott Bandini
  11. The directly southern coast, from the Cabo de Gata to Gibraltar, has a milder and more equable climate than that of the south- eastern coast; but in the inland valley of the Guadalquiver the range is more extreme, both for heat and cold. – Spain by Wentworth Webster
  12. He sailed eastward, anchoring for a day in the Bay of Acul, which he called Cabo de Caribata, receiving something like an ovation from the natives, and making them presents and behaving very graciously and kindly to them. – Christopher Columbus, Complete by Filson Young
  13. I can say nothing here to the manner of our voyage, for, as I said, I kept no journal; but this I can give an account of, that having been once as high as the Cape of Good Hope, as we call it, or Cabo de Bona Speranza, as they call it, we were driven back again by a violent storm from the W. S. W., which held us six days and nights a great way to the eastward, and after that, standing afore the wind for several days more, we at last came to an anchor on the coast of Madagascar. – The Life, Adventures & Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton by Daniel Defoe
  14. Leaving Cabo Laguna, where he remained until the 20th October, Columbus steered to the N. E. towards Cabo del Isleo, but meeting with shoals inside the small island, he did not come to anchor until the day following. – The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II) by Washington Irving