Vasco da Gama

[vas-koh duh gam-uh, gah-muh; Portuguese vahsh-koo duh gah-muh]

noun


da Gama

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

noun

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

Gama

[gam-uh; Portuguese gah-muh]

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

Vasco da Gama

noun

See Gama

Da Gama

noun

See Gama

Gama

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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