Sancho Panza


Sancho Panza
/san"choh pan"zeuh/; Sp. /sahn"chaw pahn"thah/
the credulous and amusing squire of Don Quixote.

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▪ character in Don Quixote
       Don Quixote's squire in the novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes (Cervantes, Miguel de), a short, pot-bellied peasant whose gross appetite, common sense, and vulgar wit serve as a foil to the mad idealism of his master. He is famous for his many pertinent proverbs. Cervantes used the psychological differences between the two characters to explore the conflict between the ideal and the real and based much of his novel's narrative development on their personal relationship.

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  • Sancho Panza — [sän′chō pän′zə] n. the simple, credulous squire to Cervantes Don Quixote: his practical, peasant common sense contrasts with the visionary idealism of his master …   English World dictionary

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  • Sancho Panza — Don Quijote [doŋkiˈxote] (Don Quixote in alter Schreibweise; Don Quichotte [kiˈʃɔt] in französischer Orthografie, teilweise auch im deutschen Sprachraum üblich) ist die allgemeinsprachliche Bezeichnung für den Roman El ingenioso hidalgo Don… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • sancho panza — |san(ˌ)chōˈpanzə, ˈsän...ˈpänzə noun Usage: usually capitalized S&P Etymology: from Sancho Panza, commonsensical peasant squire of Don Quixote in the satiric novel Don Quixote de la Mancha (1605, 1615) by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra died 1616… …   Useful english dictionary

  • SANCHO PANZA —    the immortal squire of Don Quixote.    See PANZA, SANCHO …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Sancho Panza — noun Etymology: Spanish Date: 1762 the squire of Don Quixote in Cervantes Don Quixote …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sancho Panza — ► LITERATURA Escudero y compañero de aventuras de Don Quijote. Contrastando con el idealismo descabellado de su amo, personifica el sentido común popular, mezcla de ingenuidad y malicia …   Enciclopedia Universal


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