da Gama

[ duh-gam-uh; Portuguese duh-gah-muh ]

  1. Vas·co [vas-koh; Portuguese vahsh-koo]. /ˈvæs koʊ; Portuguese ˈvɑʃ kʊ/. Gama, Vasco da.

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How to use da Gama in a sentence

  • No conversation of any length can be carried on without a reference to Camoens and to Vasco da Gama.

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  • Coello need not have feared: da Gama knew his brave colleague too well to imagine that he was really thinking of retreat.

  • At da Gama's order all were marshalled on deck, and stood, sullen and powerless, before the captain.

  • So it was, and Vasco da Gama had established for himself a name imperishable on the page of history.

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  • Vasco da Gama also sent the chair in which the King had sat as a present, greatly to his delight.

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British Dictionary definitions for Da Gama

Da Gama

/ (də ˈɡɑːmə) /

  1. See Gama

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