Definition of Verrazano, Giovanni da in English:

Verrazano, Giovanni da

Syllabification: Ver·ra·za·no, Giovanni da
Pronunciation: /ˌverätˈsänō
 
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( C.1480–1527), Italian navigator, exploring the American east coast in the service of France. He was the first European to enter New York Bay 1524.

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