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Camões, Luis de

Pronunciation: /kəˈmoiNSH/
(also Camoëns /ˈkamōˌens/)
(Circa 1524–80), Portuguese poet; full name Luis Vaz de Camões. His most noted work, The Lusiads (1572), describes Vasco da Gama’s discovery of the sea route to India.

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Syllabification: Ca·mõ·es, Luis de

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