Americus



a city in SW central Georgia.
Historical Examples

In one of these letters Americus seems to have written boastfully of how he had found lands which might be called a new world.
Introductory American History Henry Eldridge Bourne

This seems the more strange since we know so little about the life of Americus.
Introductory American History Henry Eldridge Bourne

They were impressed by the belief of Americus that he had seen a new world and not simply the Indies.
Introductory American History Henry Eldridge Bourne

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

It has innumerable doors, and windows reaching to the floor, and is as pleasant as the banquet-room of the Americus Club-house.
Lippincott’s Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XII. No. 31. October, 1873. Various

The actual accomplishment of any of these voyages by Americus has even been doubted.
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. III Robert Kerr

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

Aunt Edie has a brother living at Americus, Georgia, who is 111 years old.
Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States Work Projects Administration

It was that voyage which inspired the great voyage of Americus in 1497.
Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia Various

With the greatest difficulty he got into the cars at Americus, and came here to-day.
A Letter to Hon. Charles Sumner, with ‘Statements’ of Outrages upon Freedmen in Georgia Hamilton Wilcox Pierson

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