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Ca·bral(kə-bräl′, -brôl′), Pedro Álvares 1467?-1520?
Portuguese explorer who, as the first European to visit Brazil (1500), claimed it for Portugal.
(Biography) Pedro Álvarez (ˈpɛːdru ˈɑlvərəʃ). ?1460–?1526, Portuguese navigator: discovered and took possession of Brazil for Portugal in 1500