Definition of Hakluyt, Richard in English:

Hakluyt, Richard

Line breaks: Rich|ard Hak|luyt
Pronunciation: /ˈhakluːt
 
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  • (Circa 1552–1616), English geographer and historian. He compiled Principal Navigations, Voyages, and Discoveries of the English Nation (1598), a collection of accounts of great voyages of discovery.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody