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circumnavigate meaning

Pronunciation:   "circumnavigate" in a sentence
  • Verb: circumnavigate  `surkum'navu`geyt
    1. Travel around, either by plane or ship
      - compass

    Derived forms: circumnavigating, circumnavigated, circumnavigates

    See also: circumnavigation

    Type of: circle

    Encyclopedia: Circumnavigate

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  1. magellan was the first person to circumnavigate the globe
  2. magellan was the first person to circumnavigate the globe
  3. he plans to circumnavigate the world in a helium balloon
  4. 6 weeks we spent together on this steamship and circumnavigated africa
  5. ferdinand magellan's expedition was the first to circumnavigate the globe

Related Words

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