Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or named after the Portuguese navigator Magellan (Portuguese Fernão de Magalhães), died 1521.
- Pertaining to the region in the vicinity of the Straits of Magellan.
- adj. Of or pertaining to, or named from, Magellan, the navigator.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to, or named from, Ferdinand Magellan (1480-1521), the navigator.
“It shows that you have come from the direction of what we call the Magellanic Clouds.”
“Reached beyond this galaxy, beyond the satellite clusters of stars you call the Magellanic Clouds.”
“The signal, which was buried in archived studies of a pair of small nearby galaxies called the Magellanic Clouds, was extremely strong and so oddly skewed that scientists believe it emanated from a cosmic event that took place about three billion light-years from Earth.”
“In the colder areas with high rainfall of the south western most parts of the ecoregion a characteristic vegetation specially termed Magellanic moorland or Magellanic tundra extends through the Chilean archipielago to 48ºS.”
“They cannot be seen by observers in our latitude, and are known as the Magellanic clouds or the two nubeculæ.”
“In these far southern waters we also see what are called the Magellanic Clouds, which lie between Canopus and the South Pole.”
“On approaching the latitudes of the Falkland Islands, the crew, complaining of cold, received what was called a Magellanic jacket, and a pair of trousers made of a thick woollen stuff called Fearnought.”
“The people now beginning to complain of cold, each of them received what is called a Magellanic jacket, and a pair of trowsers.”
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“One such system was already known in a stream of gas called the Magellanic Bridge between the two galaxies.”
“You have not heard of them because they come from, "and here Kerwin had the feeling the Isotat was looking at him," the region your people refer to as the Magellanic Clouds. ”
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