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Ga·ma(găm′ə, gä′mə), Vasco da 1460?-1524.
Portuguese explorer and colonial administrator. The first European to sail to India (1497-1498), he opened the East to Portuguese trade and colonization.
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(Biography) Vasco da (ˈvæskəʊ də). ?1469–1524, Portuguese navigator, who discovered the sea route from Portugal to India around the Cape of Good Hope (1498)
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Ga•ma(ˈgæm ə, ˈgɑ mə)
Vasco da, c1460–1524, Portuguese navigator: first to sail from Europe to India.
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