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john cabot


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Noun john cabot has 1 sense
  1. Cabot, John Cabot, Giovanni Cabato - Italian explorer who led the English expedition in 1497 that discovered the mainland of North America and explored the coast from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland (ca. 1450-1498)
    --1 is a kind of navigator

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John Cabot


John Cabot was an Italian explorer and navigator who is believed to have discovered parts of North America in the late 15th century.


  1. Proper Noun: A historical figure famous for his expeditions across the Atlantic Ocean.
  2. Noun: A variety of climbing rose with dark crimson flowers, often used in gardens.


1. As a proper noun:

John Cabot set sail from England in 1497, hoping to find a new route to Asia.

The voyages of John Cabot paved the way for future European exploration of North America.

2. As a noun:

The John Cabot rose adds a beautiful splash of color to any garden.

I bought a bouquet of John Cabots to decorate the dining table.

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