circumnavigation

[ sur-kuh m-nav-i-geyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF circumnavigation
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December 27th: "Sailed from England on our circumnavigation."

One of his ships completed the first circumnavigation of the globe.

Their greatest undertaking was the circumnavigation of Africa.

The priests in yellow looked on, profoundly impressed by our circumnavigation.

There are various accounts of the circumnavigation of Africa in old times.

It was a voyage of discovery, a circumnavigation of charity.

The circumnavigation is 360 stadia, as I have before described it.

It was a voyage of discovery; a circumnavigation of charity.

In 1818 Captain Ross completed the circumnavigation of this oblong bay.

At our time of life that smacked a little of circumnavigation.

WORD ORIGIN

1705, from circumnavigate + -ion.

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