Americus vespucius



Amerigo
[uh-mer-i-goh;; Italian ah-me-ree-gaw] /əˈmɛr ɪˌgoʊ;; Italian ˌɑ mɛˈri gɔ/ (Show IPA), (Americus Vespucius) 1451–1512, Italian merchant, adventurer, and explorer after whom America was named.
Historical Examples

A few of them had seen the vessels of americus vespucius and Cabral.
Martin Rattler R.M. Ballantyne

Do you think that americus vespucius deserved so great an honor?
Introductory American History Henry Eldridge Bourne

noun
Amerigo (ameˈriːɡo), Latin name Americus Vespucius. ?1454–1512, Florentine navigator in the New World (1499–1500; 1501–02), after whom the continent of America was named

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  • Amerigo vespucci

    . Amerigo [uh-mer-i-goh;; Italian ah-me-ree-gaw] /əˈmɛr ɪˌgoʊ;; Italian ˌɑ mɛˈri gɔ/ (Show IPA), (Americus Vespucius) 1451–1512, Italian merchant, adventurer, and explorer after whom America was named. Historical Examples The claims of Amerigo Vespucci to a previous discovery are doubtful. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 2 Various The pilot of this expedition was an […]



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