Definition of Drake, Sir Francis in English:

Drake, Sir Francis

Line breaks: Sir Fran|cis Drake
Pronunciation: /dreɪk
 
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( Circa 1540–96), English sailor and explorer. He was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe (1577–80), in his ship the Golden Hind. He played an important part in the defeat of the Spanish Armada.

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