Bartholomeu Diaz

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Noun1.Bartholomeu Diaz - Portuguese explorer who in 1488 was the first European to get round the Cape of Good Hope (thus establishing a sea route from the Atlantic to Asia) (1450-1500)
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In February 1487 the Portuguese navigator Bartholomeu Diaz (1450-1500) set forth to search for the southernmost part of the African continent.