Vasco da Gama

[ vas-koh duh gam-uh, gah-muh; Portuguese vahsh-koo duh gah-muh ]
/ ˈvæs koʊ də ˈgæm ə, ˈgɑ mə; Portuguese ˈvɑʃ kʊ də ˈgɑ mə /

noun

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Definition for vasco da gama (2 of 3)

da Gama
[ duh gam-uh; Portuguese duh gah-muh ]
/ də ˈgæm ə; Portuguese də ˈgɑ mə /

noun

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

Definition for vasco da gama (3 of 3)

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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British Dictionary definitions for vasco da gama (1 of 3)

Vasco da Gama
/ (ˈvæskəʊ də ˈɡɑːmə) /

noun

See Gama

British Dictionary definitions for vasco da gama (2 of 3)

Da Gama
/ (də ˈɡɑːmə) /

noun

See Gama

British Dictionary definitions for vasco da gama (3 of 3)

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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