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Camões, Luis de

Line breaks: Luis de Ca¦mões
Pronunciation: /kaˈmɔɪnʃ
 
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(also Camoëns /ˈkaməʊɛns/)

Definition of Camões, Luis de in English:

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

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