Dulcinea(redirected from Aldonza Lorenzo)
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beautiful peasant woman idealized by Don Quixote. [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote]
See: Beauty, Rustic
(del Toboso) country girl, whom Quixote apotheosizes as guiding light. [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote]
as Quixote’s ideal; now, generic for ‘sweetheart.’ [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote, Espy, 128]
See: Love, Virtuous
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