The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Sancho Panza

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Edition of 1920. See also Sancho Panza on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

SANCHO PANZA, săn'kō păn'zạ (Sp. sän'chō pän'tha), the faithful squire of Don Quixote (q.v.), who accompanies his master upon his travels, but who takes a prosaic view of the incidents colored and distorted by his master's illusions. He is famous for his shrewd proverbs.