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See definition of circumnavigation on Dictionary.com
  • as incircuit
  • as indetour

synonyms for circumnavigation

  • course
  • district
  • lap
  • route
  • tour
  • ambit
  • area
  • circle
  • circling
  • circulation
  • circumference
  • circumscription
  • circumvolution
  • compass
  • cycle
  • gyration
  • gyre
  • journey
  • limit
  • line
  • orbit
  • perambulation
  • perimeter
  • periphery
  • range
  • region
  • round
  • tract
  • turn
  • turning
  • twirl
  • way
  • wheel
  • whirl
  • wind
  • winding
  • zone
  • deviation
  • diversion
  • fork
  • branch
  • circumvention
  • bypass
  • divergence
  • crotch
  • circuit
  • substitute
  • back road
  • byway
  • bypath
  • service road
  • alternate route
  • circuitous route
  • circumbendibus
  • roundabout way
  • runaround
  • secondary highway
  • temporary route
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antonyms for circumnavigation

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  • center
  • inside
  • interior
  • middle
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    How to use circumnavigation in a sentence

    The intense heat of some infernos can propel this soot and ash to altitudes so high that it can circumnavigate the globe.
    CAN WILDFIRES COOL THE CLIMATE?ELLIE BROADMANFEBRUARY 18, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
    The pretended circumnavigation of Africa by Eudoxus is referred to, as well as some geographical errors of Polybius.
    THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
    The haphazard general management is well illustrated by the only brilliant achievement of the war—the Anson circumnavigation.
    ARGENTINAW. A. HIRST
    By the union of these two parties, the circumnavigation of Lake Michigan had been completely made.
    SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
    The expedition now began to move westward in its slow circumnavigation of the lake, and came at length to Muiwanda.
    STANLEY'S ADVENTURES IN THE WILDS OF AFRICAJOEL TYLER HEADLEY AND WILLIAM FLETCHER JOHNSON
    This was the first circumnavigation of the globe and demonstrated the grandeur of the discovery made by Columbus.
    THE GREATER REPUBLICCHARLES MORRIS
    Neither of them left the telescopes for more than a few minutes during this aerial circumnavigation.
    A HONEYMOON IN SPACEGEORGE GRIFFITH
    Her sea going qualities were excellent, and would have amply sufficed for a circumnavigation of the globe.
    OFF ON A COMETJULES VERNE
    This was the most fortunate of all the circumnavigation voyages undertaken by the English.
    CELEBRATED TRAVELS AND TRAVELLERSJULES VERNE
    He therefore returned to the northern route, to complete the circumnavigation of New Zealand by the eastern coast.
    CELEBRATED TRAVELS AND TRAVELLERSJULES VERNE
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO CIRCUMNAVIGATION

    • ambit
    • area
    • circle
    • circling
    • circulation
    • circumference
    • circumnavigation
    • circumscription
    • circumvolution
    • compass
    • course
    • cycle
    • district
    • gyration
    • gyre
    • journey
    • lap
    • limit
    • line
    • orbit
    • perambulation
    • perimeter
    • periphery
    • range
    • region
    • round
    • route
    • tour
    • tract
    • turn
    • turning
    • twirl
    • way
    • wheel
    • whirl
    • wind
    • winding
    • zone
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