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.

QUIZZES

How Hip Is Your Lingo? Take Our Slang Quiz!
If you aren’t already skilled in slang, then this quiz can get you up to speed in no time!
Question 1 of 11
OK Boomer can be perceived as pejorative, but it is mostly considered to be _____
Also Ver·raz·za·no [ver-raht-tsah-naw] /ˌvɛr rɑtˈtsɑ nɔ/, Ver·ra·za·ni [ver-rah-tsah-nee] /ˌvɛr rɑˈtsɑ ni/.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for verrazano

British Dictionary definitions for 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)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012