Gama

[ gam-uh; Portuguese gah-muh ]
/ ˈgæm ə; Portuguese ˈgɑ mə /

noun

Vas·co da [vas-koh duh; Portuguese vahsh-koo duh], /ˈvæs koʊ də; Portuguese ˈvɑʃ kʊ də/, c1460–1524, Portuguese navigator: discovered the sea route from Portugal around the continent of Africa to India.

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Gama
/ (ˈɡɑːmə) /

noun

Vasco da (ˈvæskəʊ də). ?1469–1524, Portuguese navigator, who discovered the sea route from Portugal to India around the Cape of Good Hope (1498)
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