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.
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"
Translations
طَوافٌ حَوْلَ، دَوران
cesta kolem světaobeplutí
jordomsejlingomsejlingverdensomsejling
körülhajózás
sigling umhverfis
oboplávanie
dünyanın etrafını dolaşma

circumnavigation

[ˈsɜːkəmˌnævɪˈgeɪʃən] Ncircunnavegación f

circumnavigation

[ˌsɜːrkəmnævɪˈgeɪʃən] n [island] → circumnavigation f; [globe, world] → tour f du monde en bateau

circumnavigation

nFahrt f(of um); (in yacht also) → Umseglung f; circumnavigation of the globeFahrt fum die Welt; → Weltumseglung f

circumnavigation

[ˈsɜːkəmˌnævɪˈgeɪʃn] ncircumnavigazione f

circumnavigate

(səːkəmˈnӕvigeit) verb
to sail round (especially the world).
ˈcircumˌnaviˈgation noun
References in classic literature ?
Marilla had the face of a woman who had circumnavigated the globe. She had never been sixty miles away from home before; and she had never eaten a Christmas dinner anywhere save at Green Gables.
Addressing the nation on the 44th edition of the monthly radio programme, 'Mann Ki Baat', he said, "These six daughters of India undertook the Navika Sagar Parikrama and in 254 days, they circumnavigated the globe in the INVS Tarini.
CAROLYN: Ellen MacArthur who single handed circumnavigated the globe at the age of 28 in her yacht.
An operational version based in Australia has circumnavigated the globe twice and spent two years visiting ports in the UK and Europe while based at Whitby.
Amazingly, Petrenko (who since his last Liverpool appearance has circumnavigated the globe) is about to start his sixth season with the Phil, and if he hadn't extended his contract to 2015 it would also be his last.
The brainchild of famed Swiss adventurer Bertrand Piccard, who circumnavigated the globe in a hot-air balloon in 1999, the next step of the project is to circumnavigate the globe by 2012.
Mark Beaumont, pictured, secured his place in the record books last year when he circumnavigated the globe by bike in 194 days and 17 hours.
Should they succeed, Planet Solar will set a maritime milestone because no one has circumnavigated the globe in a solar electric boat thus far.
Smoothly narrated by the Earphones Award-winning Simon Vance, 1421: The Year China Discovered America is the unabridged audiobook presentation of author Gavin Menzies' astonishing theory--that a Chinese expedition discovered the American continent, planted cropbs, and even established Caribbean colonies seventy years before Columbus, and circumnavigated the globe a century before Magellan.
She has now circumnavigated the globe with and against the prevailing currents and winds - something that only four men have achieved in the past.
He circumnavigated the globe three times between 1986 and 1988.