hondo hondo  /ˈhɑn doʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the central and largest of the four main islands of Japan; between the Sea of Japan and the Pacific Ocean; regarded as the Japanese mainland

Usage(s):

  • Ballads in the styles called cante hondo and cante flamenco had been made up and sung by guitarristas in Andalusia for centuries before Spanish poets began consciously to exploit .

News

  1. Graduation at Rio Hondo Prep

    A 2013 senior class of 24 students graduated from Rio Hondo Prep on Friday night. The Arcadia private school, affiliated with the Kare Youth League, puts all of its students on college preparatory courses and offers a learning environment for students with high aspirations. Photo gallery: Rio Hondo Preparatory Class of 2013 graduation
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Pasadena Star-News

  2. Hondo flying with the Birds

    Hondo breezed last night with the Blue Jays, who, as expected by HondoNation, roughed up the Rangers to lower the accounts payable to 225 cuellars. Today, Mr. Aitch will give the Orioles the menial task of beating Lackey – 10 units on Garcia.-$Chris Christie gave a speech yesterday at...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: New York Post

  3. Hondo’s big on Buehrle

    Hondo rebounded from Wednesday’s wipeout by connecting with the Cards and Giants yesterday to lower the deficit to 285 ainges.Tonight, based on the Career vs. Opp column in the Form, Mr. Aitch is giving the nod to Buehrle — 10 units on the Blue Jays mess up Texas.-...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  1. "Danilo showed that he's a real professional cyclist, perfect in every side of his work, and so it was natural that we offered him a contract renewal," said team manager Giuseppe Saronni. "Hondo gives us his experience and high quality in...
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Giuseppe Saronni Source: Yahoo! Eurosport UK

  2. "He defended Danilo Hondo, when he was caught in the Tour of Murcia for using the banned substance Carphedon," Bruyneel said. "If you ask me he only speaks the language of the person paying him."
    on Aug 8, 2007 By: Johan Bruyneel Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

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