Verrazano
or Verrazzano biographical name Giovanni da 1485?-?1528 Florentine navigator & explorer

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  • Verrazano — may refer to: *Giovanni da Verrazzano, Italian explorer *Verrazano Narrows Bridge …   Wikipedia

  • Verrazano — (Giovanni da) (1485 1528) navigateur italien. Au service de François Ier, il explora la côte atlantique de l Amérique du Nord, de la Georgie à Terre Neuve …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Verrazano — [ver΄rä tsä′nō̂ ; ] E [ ver΄ə zä′nō] Giovanni da [jō̂ vän′nē dä] 1480? 1527?; It. explorer in the service of France: also sp. Verrazzano …   English World dictionary

  • Verrazano — Giovanni da Verrazano Giovanni da Verrazano …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Verrazano — Giovanni da Verrazzano Giovanni da Verrazano, auch Verrazzano geschrieben, (* 1485 nahe Greve in Chianti; † 1528 auf den Antillen) war ein italienischer Seefahrer und Entdecker. Im Jahr 1485 wurde er auf der Burg seiner Familie, „Castello… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Verrazano — noun Florentine navigator who explored the eastern coast of North America (circa 1485 1528) • Syn: ↑Giovanni da Verrazano, ↑Verrazzano, ↑Giovanni da Verrazzano • Instance Hypernyms: ↑navigator …   Useful english dictionary

  • Verrazano — /ver euh zah noh/; It. /verdd rddah tsah naw/, n. Giovanni da /jaw vahn nee dah/, c1480 1527?, Italian navigator and explorer. Also, Verrazzano /verdd rddaht tsah naw/, Verrazani /verdd rddah tsah nee/. * * * …   Universalium

  • Verrazano — Ver•ra•za•no or Ver•raz•za•no [[t]ˌvɛr əˈzɑ noʊ, ədˈzɑ , ətˈsɑ [/t]] n. big Giovanni da, c1480–1527?, Italian navigator and explorer …   From formal English to slang

  • Verrazano — /vɛraˈtsanoʊ/ (say verah tsahnoh) noun Giovanni da /dʒəˈvani da/ (say juh vahnee dah), c. 1480–1527?, Italian navigator who explored along the coast of North America for France. Also, Verrazzano, Verrazani /vɛraˈtsani/ (say verah tsahnee) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Verrazano, Giovanni da — • Navigator, died 1527 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

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