Ál·var Nu·ñez Ca·be·za de Va·ca [or] Al·var Nu·nez Ca·be·za de Va·ca
Álvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca [or] Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
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||a Spanish explorer who, after landing on the cape of Florida in 1528 and being stranded in the Gulf coast region for 8 years, published an account of his survival and interaction with the native peoples under the title "La relación" (1542) (b.1490?--d.1557?).