Example sentences for: amerigo

How can you use “amerigo” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A correction to the statement in Leslie Brunetta's article, Italian Amerigo is simply Henry in English.

  • In Ghirlandaio’s Madonna of Mercy (right aisle, 2nd bay), portrayed immediately to the right of Mary is the Florentine banker-navigator-cartographer Amerigo Vespucci, who gave his name to the continent of America (and whose family was a sponsor of this church).

  • Which brings me back to Martin Waldseemuller and Amerigo Vespucci and why we should give thanks that the German fell under the spell of the Italian's first name rather than his last.

  • It was the first name of the man (Amerigo Vespucci).

  • Still, we should be grateful that Waldseemuller opted for Vespucci's first name, for disguising the dull Henry in the voluptuous Amerigo is nothing compared to what Italians have done over the centuries when giving each other surnames.


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