Definition of Marco Polo in English:

Marco Polo

Syllabification: Mar·co Po·lo
Pronunciation: /ˌmärkō ˈpōlō
 
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( Circa 1254-circa 1324), Italian traveler. With his father and uncle he traveled to China and the court of Kublai Khan via central Asia (1271–75). He eventually returned home (1292–95) via Sumatra, India, and Persia. His account of his travels spurred the European quest for the riches of the East.

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