Vasco


Vasco

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 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

Geography:
* Vasco da Gama, Goa, a major city in the state of Goa, India

Engineering:
* Vasco da Gama Bridge, in Lisbon, the longest bridge in Europe
* Vasco da Gama Tower, in Lisbon
* Vasco da Gama Shopping Center, in the Nation's Park Quarter, Northeast Lisbon

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:
* VASCO — VASCO Data Security International, Inc., a public company with NASDAQ symbol VDST founded in 1997
* Vietnam Air Service Company, a regional airline in southern Vietnam. A subsidiary of Vietnam Airlines ;In fiction
* "Vasco", a Franco-Belgian comic by Gilles Chaillet
* Jane Vasco, the lead character in the "Painkiller Jane" TV series

In music:
* The Vasco Era, an Australian rock/blues band.
* Vasco EP part 1, the first part of a two-part EP by minimal techno producer Ricardo Villalobos.

Other:
* Spanish for Basque
* Vasco, the abbreviation for the orchid genus "Vascostylis"


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