Definition of Giovanni da Verrazano

1. Noun. Florentine navigator who explored the eastern coast of North America (circa 1485-1528).

Exact synonyms: Giovanni Da Verrazzano, Verrazano, Verrazzano
Generic synonyms: Navigator

Lexicographical Neighbors of Giovanni Da Verrazano

Giorgio de Chirico
Giosue Carducci
Giotto di Bondone
Giovannetti diet
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
Giovanni Boccaccio
Giovanni Cabato
Giovanni Cimabue
Giovanni Jacopo Casanova
Giovanni Jacopo Casanova de Seingalt
Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli
Giovanni da Verrazano (current term)
Giovanni da Verrazzano
Giovanni de Medici
Giovanni di Bernardone
Giraffa camelopardalis
Girard's reagent
Girdlestone procedure

Literary usage of Giovanni da Verrazano

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Historical Writings of John Fiske by John Fiske (1902)
"... is given as Thomas Aubert, a Frenchman, and that of the other as Jean Ve- rassen, a Frenchified form of the Italian name, Giovanni da Verrazano. ..."

2. Sailors Narratives of Voyages Along the New England Coast, 1524-1624 by George Parker Winship (1905)
"Giovanni da Verrazano to his Most Serene Majesty the KING of FRANCE. SINCE the tempests which we encountered on the northern coasts, I have not written to ..."

3. A Popular History of the United States: From the First Discovery of the by William Cullen Bryant (1888)
"... Giovanni da Verrazano, a native of ... Giovanni da Verrazano. ship. Verrazano alludes to it as “the ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... proclaims their conviction that Giovanni da Verrazano, and not Henry Hudson, was its discoverer. Memorial History of the City of New York, II (New York, ..."

5. The Literature of American History: A Bibliographical Guide, in which the by Josephus Nelson Larned, American Library Association (1902)
"Verrazano the navigator ; or Notes on Giovanni da Verrazano and on a planisphere of 1529 illustrating his American voyage in 1524. [Reprinted from Am. Geog. ..."

6. The Discoveries of America to the Year 1525 by Arthur James Weise (1884)
"1 The value of the map made by Hieronymus da Verrazzano is fully dis- cussed in Notes on Giovanni da Verrazano, and on a planisphere of 1529 illustrating ..."

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