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Gama

[gam-uh; Portuguese gah-muh]
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  1. 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

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  1. 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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