Capitana

Capitana

 

from the 16th through early 19th century an administrative and territorial unit in Brazil (it originally was a hereditary feudal estate that representatives of the Portuguese feudal aristocracy received from the king). Capitanias also existed in other Portuguese colonies—the island of Madeira, the Azores, and the Cape Verde Islands.

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La Capitana Jesus Maria was sailing from Peru to Panama when it sank in shallow waters.
Kronlein, Kupferberg, KWV, La Capitana, La Capucina, La Choulette, La Langue-docienne, La Martiniquaise, La Veuve Ambal, La Zaragozana, Lafkiotis, Lammsbrau, Langguth Erben, Lanson, Lanz Ingold, Larios, Laurent Perrier, Le Brun, Le Palais du Vin, Le Palais du Vin, Lees, Lefebvre, Lehar, Les Grands Chais, Leventis, Liko, Lillet, Lindeboom, Lindemans, Lion Nathan, Los Curros, Lowen-garten, Lucas Bols, Luis Caballero, Luis Mateos, Lupo, LVMH, Macallan-Glenlivet, Macks, Mahou, Malama-tina, Manuel Valderrama, Marie Briz.
Nicky Henderson is represented by the siblings Caracciola and Capitana.
Cabrillo was buried on the island that this crew called Capitana, according to the 1986 biography ``Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo,'' by historian Harry Kelsey of Pasadena.
Maravillas, 1656; Robert Lewis Knecht, Muslim Trader, 1701; Richard Linn, Atocha 1622; Nick Mallis, Baltic, 1866; Karen McKee, El Capitana, 1733; Chuck Mitchell, San Ignacio, 1733; Scot Neirhing, Atocha, 1622; Mehrdad Sadigh, unidentified Phoenician, c.
By comparison, the Capitana (lead ship) of the fleet had a cargo capacity of only 500 tons and 54 cannons.
The local heroes from the San Diego area were: Sylvia Galvez, founder and executive director of Sullivan's Group Home and Sylvia's Place, for her dedication to social services; Jovita Juarez, prevention specialist for the North City Prevention Coalition, for her community activism; Beatrice Fernandez, teacher/coordinator for San Diego City Schools and San Diego Parent University, for her contribution to education; Mario Aguilar and Beatrice Zamora Aguilar, capitan and capitana at the Mexi'cayotl Indio Cultural Center, for their contribution to the arts; and Lupe Ortega, consultant for O'Day Consultants and owner of Ortega Enterprises.
CARACCIOLA has been a useful performer for Nicky Henderson and we hear that his full-sister Capitana is about to start her career for the Lambourn trainer.
Pearl King took advantage of a hurdles mark lower than his chase rating when staying on well for Tony McCoy to land the extended 2m handicap hurdle by three-quarters of a length from Capitana.
Capitana (Nicky Henderson) and Motive (Howard Johnson) represent two of Britain's leading stables, but both reappear after long absences.
Jonjo O'Neill sent out 14-1 chance Briscoe Place to win the maiden hurdle under Mick Fitzgerald and the jockey easily doubled up with Capitana in the extended two-mile handicap hurdle.
I have been waiting for Capitana to reappear since she finished third behind Nippy des Mottes at Taunton at the end of last year and presumably connections have been waiting for the ground to dry up.