The Spanish pronunciation of Bexar is NOT pronounced bare/bear. Its beh-HAR. or bey-yar depending on your pronunciation.
Furthermore, why was San Antonio de Bexar built? It was designed for protection of the mission San Antonio de Valero and the Villa de Bejar. The Presidio de Bejar was founded on May 5, 1718 by Spanish Governor Martin de Alarcon and his 35 Presidio Soldiers.
Also to know is, what does the word Helotes mean in Spanish?
The town Helotes derives its name from the Spanish word elote, which means ear of corn. The town Helotes derives its name from the Spanish word elote, which means ear of corn.
How do you pronounce Lancaster TX?
And we recently visited Lancaster to find out why its pronounced “Lang-ks-ter” instead of “LAN-caster,” as many people assume.