circumnavigate

[ sur-kuh m-nav-i-geyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF circumnavigate

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Magellan starts on his expedition to circumnavigate the world.

The next moment he had set out to circumnavigate, as it were.

She really ought to be the first to circumnavigate Havnholme.

If the wind should prove favourable we hoped to circumnavigate the island.

He must circumnavigate the vessel or the vortex if she were sunk.

A yacht now, with every luxury of life, can circumnavigate the globe.

The Victoria, the ship of destiny, was to circumnavigate the globe.

They were the first American vessels to circumnavigate the globe.

This is a large and deep bay, which it would have required a day's travel to circumnavigate.

No one on visiting Ceylon, who can possibly spare the necessary time, should fail to circumnavigate the island.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, from Latin circumnavigatus, past participle of circumnavigare "to sail round," from circum "around" (see circum-) + navigare (see navigation). Related: Circumnavigated; circumnavigating; circumnavigable.

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