Don Quixote

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English[edit]

Don Quijote de La Mancha and Sancho Panza, by Gustave Doré, 1863

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish Don Quixote.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɒn kiːˈhoʊ̯teɪ̯/, /dɒn ˈkwɪksoʊ̯t/

Proper noun[edit]

Don Quixote

  1. A Spanish novel whose full title is El ingenioso hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha (The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha).
  2. The protagonist of the novel.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

Don Quixote (plural Don Quixotes)

  1. Any person or character who displays quixotism.

Derived terms[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Don Quixote m

  1. Don Quixote (the fictional character)