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.
  • New York Bay and the Hudson river were discovered by Giovanni da Verrazano in 1524, and were probably seen by Estevan Gomez in 1525; for many years following French vessels occasionally ascended the Hudson to trade with the Indians.