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

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  • his final voyage:

    With Darien as its likely first destination, the fleet at last set its course in the spring of 1528 for Florida, the Bahamas, and the Lesser Antilles. On an island in the latter group, probably near Guadeloupe, Verrazzano landed with a party and was taken by Caribs, killed, and eaten within sight of his crew. Many believe that Gerolamo was an eye-witness to his brother’s shocking death.

    December 25, 2007