Verrazano

[ ver-uh-zah-noh; Italian ver-rah-tsah-naw ]
/ ˌvɛr əˈzɑ noʊ; Italian ˌvɛr rɑˈtsɑ nɔ /

noun

Gio·van·ni da [jaw-vahn-nee dah] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni dɑ/, c1480–1527?, Italian navigator and explorer.
Also Ver·raz·za·no [ver-raht-tsah-naw] /ˌvɛr rɑtˈtsɑ nɔ/, Ver·ra·za·ni [ver-rah-tsah-nee] /ˌvɛr rɑˈtsɑ ni/.
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British Dictionary definitions for giovanni da verrazano

Verrazano

Verrazzano

/ (Italian verraˈtsaːno) /

noun

Giovanni da (dʒoˈvanni da). ?1485–?1528, Florentine navigator; the first European to sight what was to become New York (1524)

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