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Verrazano

/ verraˈtsaːno /

noun

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


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In November, an Instagram site called “bestofmy” singled out a photo she took of the sun setting behind the Verrazano Bridge.

A few years after the death of Verrazano they sent out another expedition, in charge of Cartier (car-ty).

And then in 1524 came Verrazano, the Spanish Pirate and outcast.

The account of Verrazano's voyage mentions his Indian trade.

The expedition was commanded by Giovanni Verrazano, an Italian.

The coast names north of Florida seem to have been obtained from the Verrazano sources of 1524.

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