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Vasco da Gama

[vas-koh duh gam-uh, gah-muh; Portuguese vahsh-koo duh gah-muh] /ˈvæs koʊ də ˈgæm ə, ˈgɑ mə; Portuguese ˈvɑʃ kʊ də ˈgɑ mə/
noun

Gama

[gam-uh; Portuguese gah-muh] /ˈgæm ə; Portuguese ˈgɑ mə/
noun
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Vasco da
[vas-koh duh;; Portuguese vahsh-koo duh] /ˈvæs koʊ də;; Portuguese ˈvɑʃ kʊ də/ (Show IPA),
c1460–1524, Portuguese navigator: discovered the sea route from Portugal around the continent of Africa to India.

da Gama

[duh gam-uh; Portuguese duh gah-muh] /də ˈgæm ə; Portuguese də ˈgɑ mə/
noun
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Vasco
[vas-koh;; Portuguese vahsh-koo] /ˈvæs koʊ;; Portuguese ˈvɑʃ kʊ/ (Show IPA),
Gama, Vasco da.
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British Dictionary definitions for Vasco da Gama

Vasco da Gama

/ˈvæskəʊ də ˈɡɑːmə/
noun
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See Gama

Da Gama

/də ˈɡɑːmə/
noun
1.
See Gama

Gama

/ˈɡɑːmə/
noun
1.
Vasco da (ˈvæskəʊ də). ?1469–1524, Portuguese navigator, who discovered the sea route from Portugal to India around the Cape of Good Hope (1498)
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