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Verrazano

[ver-uh-zah-noh; Italian ver-rah-tsah-naw] /ˌvɛr əˈzɑ noʊ; Italian ˌvɛr rɑˈtsɑ nɔ/
noun
1.
Giovanni da
[jaw-vahn-nee dah] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni dɑ/ (Show IPA),
c1480–1527? Italian navigator and explorer.
Also, Verrazzano
[ver-raht-tsah-naw] /ˌvɛr rɑtˈtsɑ nɔ/ (Show IPA),
Verrazani
[ver-rah-tsah-nee] /ˌvɛr rɑˈtsɑ ni/ (Show IPA)
.
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Verrazano

/Italian verraˈtsaːno/
noun
1.
Giovanni da (dʒoˈvanni da). ?1485–?1528, Florentine navigator; the first European to sight what was to become New York (1524)
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