Sebastian Cabot

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Sebastian Cabot son of John Cabot who was born in Italy and who led an English expedition in search of the Northwest Passage and a Spanish expedition that explored the La Plata region of Brazil; in 1544 he published a map of the world (1476-1557)
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Usage

In literature:

It hath been attempted by Corterialis the Portuguese, Scolmus the Dane, and by Sebastian Cabot in the time of King Henry VII.
"Voyages in Search of the North-West Passage" by Richard Hakluyt
Not the least of these were John and Sebastian Cabot, father and son.
"The Dawn of Canadian History: A Chronicle of Aboriginal Canada" by Stephen Leacock
It was discovered in 1497 by Sebastian Cabot.
"An Englishman's Travels in America" by John Benwell
It has been said that George Barlow, the companion of Sebastian Cabot, was an Irishman.
"The Glories of Ireland" by Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox
Sebastian Cabot tried the same thing, by order of Emanuel king of Portugal, but was unable to succeed.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume X" by Robert Kerr
John and Sebastian Cabot.
"The Story of Geographical Discovery" by Joseph Jacobs
He allowed Ferdinand, her father, to employ the skill and daring of Sebastian Cabot in behalf of Spain.
"History of the United States, Vol. I (of VI)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
About a year later Sebastian Cabot made the second voyage, and this time the gloomy shore of Labrador was reached.
"Discoverers and Explorers" by Edward R. Shaw
Sebastian Cabot forced his way as far as latitude 56 degrees in 1498.
"The English at the North Pole" by Jules Verne
Part of North America, showing Sebastian Cabot's Voyage to Newfoundland .
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
Sebastian Cabot was the first adventurer in the work destined to be accomplished by the Swedish explorer.
"Notable Voyagers" by W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
Sebastian Cabot first discovered these Eastern States, and ought not to be robbed of the honor of giving his name to them.
"The Philadelphia Magazines and their Contributors 1741-1850" by Albert Smyth
Here Sebastian Cabot came on board, together with some distinguished gentlemen and ladies.
"The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II" by A.E. Nordenskieold
Portrait of Sebastian Cabot.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
Cabot, Sebastian, 397, 399.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook
Cabot, Sebastian, and the North-West Passage, 5, 6.
"Adventurers of the Far North" by Stephen Leacock
Among the most notable of these were the Cabots, John and his son Sebastian.
"The Story of American History" by Albert F. Blaisdell
The idea that Sebastian Cabot accompanied his father is generally rejected by the best authorities.
"The Colonization of North America" by Herbert Eugene Bolton
Cabot, Sebastian, not a discoverer, 21, n. 1; a doubtful authority, 24, n. 9.
"The Beginners of a Nation" by Edward Eggleston
Sebastian Cabot, Chatterton, and Southey were natives of Bristol.
"The Silent Readers" by William D. Lewis
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