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AVAverage
AVAudiovisual
AVAvenue
AVAdult Video
AVAvatar
AVAviation
AVAnti-Virus
AVAudio/Video
AVAnalog Video
AVAvenue (ESRI ARCview Scripting Language)
AVAccess Violation
AVAdded Value
AVAmador Valley High School (Pleasanton, CA)
AVAvianca (Aerovias del Continente Americano) Colombian Airline
AVAtrioventricular
AVAsociación de Vecinos (Spanish: Neighbors Association)
AVAvionics
AVAlternative Vote (UK politics; election method)
AVAnguilla
AVAvestan
AVAvestan (linguistics)
AVAltaVista (search engine)
AVAir Vehicle
AVAssessed Value
AVAvellino, Campania (Italian province)
AVAutonomous Vehicle (self-driving)
AVAsset Value
AVAperture Value
AVAuthorized Version (same as King James Version) of the Bible
AVAortic Valve
AVAnti-Virus Vendor
AVAttribute-Value (Cisco)
AVArcView (ESRI software)
AVArteriovenous
AVAggregate Value
AVSeaplane Tender
AVAliso Viejo (California)
AVAd Valorem (tax)
AVAssessable Value
AVArtificial Vision
AVAlterac Valley (World of Warcraft gaming)
AVAUTOVON (now DSN)
AVAeroVironment, Inc (Monrovia, CA)
AVAlgemene Vergadering (Dutch: General Assembly; Netherlands)
AVAll Views
AVAsset Visibility
AVAmbulance Victoria (Australia)
AVAuto Vent
AVActive Voice
AVAir Valve
AVAnteverted (obstetrics)
AVArmored Vehicle
AVAutovoice (IRC)
AVAnimal-Vegetable
AVAmerigo Vespucci
AVAlta Verapaz (Guatemala, territorial division)
AVAttending Veterinarian
AVAversiveness
AVAvoirdupois
AVAssurance Vieillesse (French: Pension Insurance)
AVAero Vodochody (Czech Republic)
AVArtificial Vagina
AVApproval Voting (election voting systems)
AVAviation Maintenance Technician (USN Rating)
AVAerospace Vehicle
AVAction Verb
AVAbsolute Virtue (Final Fantasy XI gaming)
AVAccess Verification (Sprint)
AVAirborne Virus
AVAutomatic Voice Network
AVAerial Victory
AVAllocation Vector
AVAuxiliary Vector
AVAmes Waltzer
AVAfrican Views (Hoboken, NJ)
AVAbrasion Value (engineering/geology)
AVAttack/Vertical (military aircraft designation)
AVAnnular Viscosity (petroleum industry)
AVAir Variant (simulation model for ground warfare)
AVArchitecture Verification
AVAssault Vertical
AVAvionics Verification
AVAufenthaltsvertrag (treaty concerning foreign forces in Germany, 1954)
AVAirspace Viewing
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Waldseemuller and Ringmann chose the name because they revered an account of transatlantic voyages attributed to the Florentine adventurer Amerigo Vespucci. But Vespucci was not the real author of the work, which was a publishers' confection, issued to exploit a market for marvelous travelogues.
Are you a big fan of the cartographer Amerigo Vespucci? They named the Americas after him.
The answer is that Amerigo Vespucci, an Italian who captained four voyages to the "New World" beginning in 1499, recognized that the New World, a term that he coined, was a landmass separate from Asia.
The "Amerigo Vespucci", a ship of the Italian Naval Forces Command, arrived at the Istanbul port with 99 students, including 22 girls, and 270 crew members on board.
Discovered by Amerigo Vespucci in 1503, the islands of the archipelago form a special municipality of the Brazilian state of Pernambuco.
Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci explores the North and South American coasts.
The fantastic Italian Navy triple-decker full-rigged ship, Amerigo Vespucci, sadly has cancelled her visit to Liverpool this weekend.
They also learn it was named after his navigator and cartographer, Amerigo Vespucci, and based its flag on George Washington's family crest.
Luigi Violino hotfoots it to America like Amerigo Vespucci. In New York he nomadizes like a lazzarro among Anglos.
By pointing to Florentine explorer Amerigo Vespucci, whose first name appeared on the map as "America" in 1507, the province's Web site invited students to also discover America.