Ferdinand Magellan

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Noun1.Ferdinand Magellan - Portuguese navigator in the service of SpainFerdinand Magellan - Portuguese navigator in the service of Spain; he commanded an expedition that was the first to circumnavigate the world (1480-1521)
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In August 1519, a month before Fernando de Magallanes sailed on what is now known as the Magellan-Elcano expedition, the first circumnavigation of the world, he signed his last will and testament.
Cuando en 1520, durante la expedicion de Fernando de Magallanes a las islas Molucas, se nombro a Tierra del Fuego, la designacion no correspondia a ningun territorio delimitado.

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