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Camoëns

[ kam-oh-ens ]

noun

  1. Lu·is Vaz de [loo-, eesh, vahzh d, uh], 1524?–80, Portuguese poet.


Camoëns

/ ˈkæməʊˌɛns; kaˈmõiʃ /

noun

  1. CamoënsLuis Vaz de15241580MPortugueseWRITING: poet Luis Vaz de (lwiʃ vɑʃ ˈdəː). 1524–80, Portuguese epic poet; author of The Lusiads (1572).


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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.

In his time, the famous poet Camoens was in Goa, where he had been favoured by the two last viceroys.

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