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Amerigo Vespucci

Noun, 1. Amerigo Vespucci - Florentine navigator who explored the coast of South America; America was named in his honor (1454-1512).

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Amerigo Vespucci
Dec 3, 2006 The Project Gutenberg EBook of Amerigo Vespucci, by Frederick A.
Amerigo Vespucci Unmasked at Last!!
{from Amerigo Vespucci, a Florentine, Amerigo Vespucci was a moneychanger from the Waldseemüller's map with a picture of Amerigo Vespucci.
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Amerigo Vespucci. A traditional American supreme pizza featuring: marinara, Italian sausage, pepperoni, onion, peppers, and mozzarella. $9.

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Amerigo Vespucci visits Malta
by - Amerigo Vespucci, the tall ship of the Marina Militare named after the famous explorer, recently visited Malta.
The Italian tall ship "Amerigo Vespucci" at the port of Haifa
The 80 years old Amerigo Vespucci which belongs to the Italian Accademia Navale visited the port of Haifa last week. The vessel is a full rigged three mast steel hull 82.4 m (270.
Ame Rica 'The Beautiful'
People will no doubt think of the story about the name “America” being derived from Amerigo Vespucci, the Italian cartographer who lived during the time of Columbus.
Math for Grownups
We questioned the need to memorize the date Amerigo Vespucci set sail, the capitol of South Dakota and the words to Frost's “Stopping by Woods On A Snowy Evening.” But nowhere did we dig our collective heels deeper than in math class.
Long time for cucumber pickles
Amerigo Vespucci, for whom America is named, was a pickle merchant before he became an explorer. George Washington had a collection of 476 different kinds of pickles and Thomas Jefferson liked them too.

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Amerigo Vespucci - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Amerigo Vespucci (March 9, 1454 – February 22, 1512) was an Italian explorer, financier, navigator and cartographer.
Amerigo Vespucci
Amerigo Vespucci - Biography of Amerigo Vespucci
Learn all about the explorer for whom America is named - Amerigo Vespucci, from your Guide to Geography. A short biography of Amerigo Vespucci.
No. 43: Amerigo Vespucci
Our country's named after the Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci instead of the Italian navigator Christopher Columbus. But why?

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