Definition of da Gama, Vasco in English:

da Gama, Vasco

Syllabification: da Ga·ma, Vasco
Pronunciation: /də ˈɡämə
( Circa 1469–1524), Portuguese explorer. He led the first European expedition around the Cape of Good Hope in 1497, sighting and naming Natal on Christmas Day before crossing the Indian Ocean and arriving in Calicut (Kozhikode, in India) in 1498.

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