[ kam-oh-ens ]
/ ˈkæm oʊˌɛns /
Lu·is Vaz de [loo-eeshvahzh duh], /luˈiʃ vɑʒ də/, 1524?–80, Portuguese poet.
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Also Ca·mões [kuh-moinsh]. /kəˈmɔ̃ɪ̃ʃ/.
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How to use Camoëns in a sentence
No conversation of any length can be carried on without a reference to Camoens and to Vasco da Gama.
That Camoens is a fitting object for a nation's veneration cannot for a moment be doubted.
Is it the hero's fault if self and snowdrop-singing poetasters cannot see this feat with the eyes of Camoens?
I was much struck with the accuracy of the geographical descriptions in Camoens' letters and odes.
British Dictionary definitions for Camoëns
Cames (Portuguese kaˈmõiʃ)
Luis Vaz de (lwiʃ vɑʃ ˈdəː). 1524–80, Portuguese epic poet; author of The Lusiads (1572).
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