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Use this tag in reference to exploration and discoveries of new lands (Americas, southern Africa, East Asia) that were made by Europeans during the Renaissance ().

Questions tagged with the tag can be related to internal European affairs, if only they do concern exploration and colonization of new lands (eg. questions about treaty of Tordesillas would be welcome).

For later efforts (18th and 19th century) please use the tag. Consider also using .

You may also consider using one of the following tags: (, , , ), , , , , , , (), , ().

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