What does amerigo vespucci mean?

amerigo vespucci meaning in General Dictionary

Florentine navigator who explored the shore of South America; The united states had been called inside the honor (1454-1512)

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On the arrival of the news in Portugal, Emanuel invited Amerigo Vespucci to enter his service, and despatched him with three vessels to explore the country.

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