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Term Definition
explorer a person who travels over little known lands or seas for the purpose of discovery
legend a story coming down from the past told from one generation to the next
merchant one who buys and sells goods for a living
cartography the making of maps
navigation plotting the course of a ship and locating its position
caraval a long, slender ship with high billowing sails
Christ-bearer Christopher Columbus name in latin
Francisco de Bobadilla replaced Columbus as governor and had Columbus placed in chains
ambush to attack by surprise from a hidden place
Amerigo Vespucci Italian explorer for whom America is named