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Cabral

[kuh-brawl]
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noun
  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.

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

    South America

    W. H. Koebel

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

    South America

    W. H. Koebel


British Dictionary definitions for cabral

Cabral

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