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Camões, Luis de

Pronunciation: /kaˈmɔɪnʃ/
(also Camoëns /ˈkaməʊɛns/)
(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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