Which coined the term
Novus Mundus (i.e. New
World ): Christopher Columbus or Amerigo Vespucci?
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The term America derives from the name Amerigo Vespucci (1454-1512) who made two trips to the
New World as a navigator. In his published works, he put forward the idea that
it was a new continent - a Novus Mundus, New
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