- Lu·is Vaz de [loo-eesh vahzh duh] /luˈiʃ vɑʒ də/, 1524?–80, Portuguese poet.
Also Ca·mões [kuh-moinsh] /kəˈmɔ̃ɪ̃ʃ/.
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Examples from the Web for camoens
A school of poets had arisen of which Camoens was to be the crown.
You are right; but how can you like Camoens so much if you do not know Portuguese?The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
It proved to be Camoens, and he told me he was translating the Portuguese poet.
Later, Burton sent Payne other Camoens sonnets to look over.
Camoens, the Portuguese, the author of the Lusiad, died in 1597.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 3 (of 12)
Robert G. Ingersoll
Cames (Portuguese kaˈmõiʃ)
- Luis Vaz de (lwiʃ vɑʃ ˈdəː). 1524–80, Portuguese epic poet; author of The Lusiads (1572).