circumnavigation

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cir·cum·nav·i·gate

 (sûr′kəm-năv′ĭ-gāt′)
tr.v. cir·cum·nav·i·gat·ed, cir·cum·nav·i·gat·ing, cir·cum·nav·i·gates
1. To proceed completely around: circumnavigating the earth.
2. To go around; circumvent: circumnavigate the downtown traffic.

cir′cum·nav′i·ga′tion n.
cir′cum·nav′i·ga′tor n.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.circumnavigation - traveling around something (by ship or plane); "Magellan's circumnavigation of the earth proved that it is a globe"
travel, traveling, travelling - the act of going from one place to another; "he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
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Translations
طَوافٌ حَوْلَ، دَوران
cesta kolem světaobeplutí
jordomsejlingomsejlingverdensomsejling
körülhajózás
sigling umhverfis
oboplávanie
dünyanın etrafını dolaşma

circumnavigation

[ˈsɜːkəmˌnævɪˈgeɪʃən] Ncircunnavegación f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

circumnavigation

[ˌsɜːrkəmnævɪˈgeɪʃən] n [island] → circumnavigation f; [globe, world] → tour f du monde en bateau
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

circumnavigation

nFahrt f(of um); (in yacht also) → Umseglung f; circumnavigation of the globeFahrt fum die Welt; → Weltumseglung f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

circumnavigation

[ˈsɜːkəmˌnævɪˈgeɪʃn] ncircumnavigazione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

circumnavigate

(səːkəmˈnӕvigeit) verb
to sail round (especially the world).
ˈcircumˌnaviˈgation noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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Having flown his autogyro from his home town of Larne in Northern Ireland the Mediterranean Sea, through Saudi Arabia, India, China and Japan in 2010 during his initial attempt, he faced an impassable Russian border and started his trip again from America in 2015 - he now seeks to take advantage of the recently opened Russian air space to become the first person to circumnavigate the globe in an autogyro.
He then announced that he will try to circumnavigate the globe in a single engine aircraft.
KARACHI -- Singer and activist Fakhre Alam claimed on Sunday that he has become the first Pakistani to circumnavigate the globe solo.
Fakhr-e-Alam shared the news on Twitter, in the wee hours of Sunday, as he touched downed in Florida to become the first Pakistani to circumnavigate the globe as part of his 'Mission Parwaaz,' private news channel revealed.
LAHORE -- Singer Fakhr-e-Alam has accomplished his 'Mission Parwaaz', becoming the first Pakistani to circumnavigate the globe solo.
His journey started from KCLW Clearwater Airpark, Tampa Florida, USA, to circumnavigate the globe in 28 days, covering 31 cities and 25 countries.
From introducing ' Rap' in Pakistan to acting, hosting and raising awareness as a social activist, Fakhr e Alam has been a real 'Fakhr of Pakistan.' He is once again determined to make Pakistan proud by becoming the 1st Pakistani in the history of the world to circumnavigate the globe.
On Sunday, the former Chairman Sindh Censor Board took to Twitter and wrote, 'I am happy to report to you all today that after three years of a lot of hard work and persistence, Mission Parwaaz, my attempt to circumnavigate the globe is finally happening.'
Summary: New Delhi [India], May 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated the six-member women team of Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini who sailed 22,000 nautical miles in 254 days to circumnavigate the globe
He plays Donald Crowhurst, an amateur yachtsman who, in 1968, took up the challenge to become the first person to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe without stopping.
EPIC Fuels has sponsored Cleveland-based T&G Flying Club and pilot Saki Chen in her attempt to become the first Chinese woman to circumnavigate the globe, the company said.