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  1. Pe·dro Ál·va·res [pe-droo awl-vuh-ruh sh] /ˈpɛ drʊ ˈɔl və rəʃ/, c1460–c1520, Portuguese navigator.
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  • This was in 1540, many years, as you see, after Pinzon and Cabral had anchored at the mouth.

  • A few of them had seen the vessels of Americus Vespucius and Cabral.

    Martin Rattler

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • In 1500 Diaz had command of a vessel in the expedition of Cabral which discovered Brazil.

  • Cabral appears to have steered so boldly into the west that he fell in with the coast of Brazil.

    South America

    W. H. Koebel

  • This worthy is supposed to have formed one of Cabral's expedition.

    South America

    W. H. Koebel

British Dictionary definitions for cabral


  1. Pedro Álvarez (ˈpɛːdru ˈɑlvərəʃ). ?1460–?1526, Portuguese navigator: discovered and took possession of Brazil for Portugal in 1500.
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