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globe

[ glohb ]SEE DEFINITION OF globe

Synonyms for globe

  • map
  • planet
  • world
  • apple
  • ball
  • balloon
  • orb
  • round
  • spheroid
  • big blue marble
  • rondure
  • terrene
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GLOBE

Thus across all the globe there harshly blow the winds of change.

Meteorology deals with the atmosphere of the globe, in all its forms.

Fonsegue says that it's written in too laudatory a style for the 'Globe.'

Fonsegue occupied the "Globe's" box, with two friendly families.

Before vegetation there could have been no animal life upon the globe.

He had large investments in almost every quarter of the globe.

All that tread The globe are but a handful to the tribes That slumber in its bosom.

I will dazzle her senses with all the attractions that the globe of earth has to boast.

Themis has left her throne on the right hand of Jove, and descended to the globe of earth.

That's what we are—swarming across the surface of the globe.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "sphere," from Middle French globe (14c.) and directly from Latin globus "round mass, sphere, ball," also, of men, "a throng, crowd, body, mass," related to gleba "clod, soil, land" (see glebe). Sense of "planet earth," or a three-dimensional map of it first attested 1550s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GLOBE

bulb

nounglobular object
  • ball
  • bunch
  • corm
  • corn
  • globe
  • head
  • knob
  • nodule
  • nub
  • protuberance
  • swelling
  • tuber
  • tumor
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