- v. present participle of circumnavigate.
“He felt sure that somewhere on that long coast which so many explorers had reached he would find a strait through which he would be able to pass, and which would lead into the Indian Ocean; and so Magellan formed the idea of circumnavigating the globe.”
“Washish squashish,' and so forth: -- that is to say, 'I am happy to find, my dear Sinbad, that you are really a very excellent fellow; we are now about doing a thing which is called circumnavigating the globe; and since you are so desirous of seeing the world, I will strain a point and give you a free passage upon back of the beast.”
“In 1817, when the Argentine expedition set out, and 1818, when it reached California after circumnavigating the globe, the territory was part of the vice-royalty of New Spain.”
“At a ferry crossing near the Carrera Austral I met two retired British army officers who were circumnavigating South America in a Land Rover Defender 110.”
“She, right now, pictured a handsome older gentleman swiveling in a leather office chair studying her from one of the towers of industry surrounding her while appreciating her situation uniquely, whatever that means, even though she may only appear to him from his ear poppingly high corner office as a black mitochondria circumnavigating his eyeball, even though she was, in truth, wearing red.”
“I really didn't get to spend much time on the ground floor except for occasionally circumnavigating the area once or twice, looking for anything that might catch my eye.”
“Plus, circumnavigating the globe under his own steam "was a life-long quest," Mr. Rouse said Mr. Adam told him.”
“Several years of circumnavigating the globe aboard their yacht, the Quest, had not dimmed Scott and Jean Adam's enthusiasm for the world”
“Why in god's name Timothy Spall was putting himself through the ordeal of circumnavigating the UK in a Dutch barge was a question that frequently reared its head during the first series of his brilliantly watchable seafaring series, Somewhere At Sea.”
“The likable English actor is circumnavigating Britain in his boat, the Princess Matilda.”
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