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The name Vasco, from the medieval Spanish name Velasco, which came from the Spanish surname Velázquez, which possibly meant "crow" in Basque

Vasco may refer to:

People:

  • Vasco da Gama, a Portuguese explorer
  • Vasco Fernandes (1475-1540), known as Grão Vasco, a Portuguese painter
  • Vasco da Gama Fernandes (1908-1991), Portuguese politician, Chairman of the Portuguese Parliament
  • Vasco Núñez de Balboa, a Spanish conquistador
  • Vasco Gonçalves, Prime Minister of Portugal from 1974 to 1975
  • Vasco Joaquim Rocha Vieira, last Portuguese Governor of Macau
  • Vasco Rossi, a contemporary Italian singer
  • Vasco Maurizio, a living Italian author


Geography:

Engineering:

In sports:

  • Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama, a Brazilian football club named after the explorer
  • Vasco Sports Club, an Indian football club named after both the explorer and the Brazilian club
  • Vasco da Gama (South Africa), a South African football club named after both the explorer and the Brazilian club
  • Associação Desportiva Vasco da Gama, a Brazilian football club named after both the explorer and the Brazilian club

In business:

In fiction
  • Vasco, a Franco-Belgian comic by Gilles Chaillet
  • Jane Vasco, the lead character in the Painkiller Jane TV series

In music:

Other:


Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

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Galician

Adjective

vasco m. (feminine vasca, masculine plural vascos, feminine plural vascas)

  1. Basque

Noun

vasco m. (plural vascos)

  1. a Basque person (male)

Related terms


Latin

Noun

vasco vasconis m

  1. Vascon

Spanish

Adjective

vasco m. (feminine vasca, masculine plural vascos, feminine plural vascas)

  1. Basque

Noun

vasco m. (feminine vasca, masculine plural vascos, feminine plural vascas)

  1. a Basque person

Proper noun

vasco m.

  1. the Basque language

Related terms








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