globe-trotting love

Definitions

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  • adj. That globetrots

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The practice of roaming round the world.

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Examples

  • But he also doubled up as a globe-trotting troubleshooter who was called upon by administrations of both political parties to help with a succession of crises—from the Latin American "debt bomb" of the early 1980s through the Asian crisis of the late 1990s to more recent financial earthquakes.

    A Conspiracy of Hunches

  • She has embraced the globe-trotting aspects of the job, logging many hours on plane trips to nurture alliances with countries like Japan and Great Britain and to visit hot spots like Afghanistan and countries in the Middle East.

    Hillary Clinton, World Bank President? Secretary Of State Seeks Position: Sources (VIDEO)

  • His globe-trotting adventures going to international Sci-Fi conventions, life-coaching and running the Galacticruise will be highlights of the first season!

    Upcoming Richard Hatch Project

  • Where Che appeared to be the romantic revolutionary leader, however, appearing at the head of a united force, Carlos seems an increasingly jaded terrorist, dedicated – in fine, Life-of-Brian style – to battling with, and undermining, the moderates of his own movement: a globe-trotting ideologue and sexual egotist.

    Carlos – review

  • In preparing for the beatification, Vatican officials and Catholic faithful have championed John Paul II as a figure who towered over the 20th century, globe-trotting to every corner of the Catholic map, meeting with world leaders and confronting dictatorships.

    Pope Beatifies John Paul II

  • The globe-trotting maker of Coca-Cola, Sprite, Minute Maid orange juice and Dasani bottled water said Tuesday it is aims to boost prices by 3% to 4% this year in its single largest market, including increases of 1% to 2% enacted in the first quarter.

    Coca-Cola Profit Rises 18%

  • Summoned to dinner in the luxurious and graceful Goring hotel in the shadow of Buckingham Palace, the HSBC chief executive's 37-year globe-trotting career was about to come to a close.

    Surprise on the menu for HSBC's chief executive Michael Geoghegan

  • In fact, Falk had simply made it up in order to seem more like the right kind of person to be writing about globe-trotting heroes like “Mandrake the Magician” and “The Phantom”.

    Five People Born on April 28 | myFiveBest

  • Foods from all over the world were brought in by families and shared at communal tables while kids puzzled over a globe-trotting geography quiz before the entertainment began.

    Stacie Nevadomski Berdan: Getting to Know You -- International Style

  • "Everything about Buzan gives the strong impression of someone wanting to make a strong impression," Foer writes of the globe-trotting guru, who claims to have the highest "creativity quotient" in the world, and who annoys other memory specialists with his fondness for scientific-sounding but preposterous statements.

    Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer – review

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