What does vespucci mean?

vespucci meaning in General Dictionary

Florentine navigator who explored the coast of South America; The united states had been known as in his honor (1454-1512)

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The voyages of Columbus and Vespucci of to America, the rounding of the Cape by Diaz and the discovery of the sea road to India by Vasco da Gama, Cortes's conquest of Mexico and Pizarro's conquest of Peru, marked a new era for the human race and inaugurated the modern age more decisively than any other series of events has done.

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