Sentence Examples


  • The bridge was surpassed as the world's longest bridge in 1964, with the opening of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, connecting Staten Island and Brooklyn in New York City.
  • The Golden Gate held that title for twenty-seven years until 1964, when the Verrazano Bridge in New York City (with a length of 42,60 feet) stole the title away.
  • There was a narrow isthmus, formed by the sea of Verrazano, like that of Tehuantepec or Panama.
  • King Francis encouraged the ill-recorded and disputed voyages of the Florentine Giovanni da Verrazano in 1524, and the undoubted explorations of Jacques Cartier.
  • The claims of France to the possession of a great part of the northern half of America were based on the voyages of Verrazano and Cartier.