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circumnavigations

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  • noun Plural form of circumnavigation.

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Examples

  • He's been running daily since, covering some 185,000 miles, which equates to roughly seven and a half circumnavigations of the globe.

    My Last Day Without a Jog: 1971

  • In between two circumnavigations of the globe he bought the best vineyards in the village and founded La Paulée de Meursault, the bacchanalian postharvest feast that survives to this day.

    A Place of Great Whites Confronts a Dark Mystery

  • I read anything I could find on solo circumnavigations and learned about people like Francis Chichester, who was the first person to sail around the world solo west to east via the great capes.

    True Spirit

  • As well as having Jesse and Mike there, David Dicks, Jon Sanders who holds the record for the most continuous solo, nonstop circumnavigations—three!

    True Spirit

  • It began to sing as soon as it came on board, and has now kept it going on two circumnavigations through the most inhospitable waters of the earth.

    The South Pole~ Plan and Preparations

  • A long time ago, through the autumns of the 1970s, Tom Nichols and Antony Merritt let me accompany them on their endless circumnavigations of Chew Valley Lake as they counted ruffs.

    A Year on the Wing

  • Several folks who have done circumnavigations tell us that this is the best 12 months to be found anywhere in the world.

    Latitude 38's First Timer's Guide To Mexico - Boating

  • But he still helps us to see the world as it was more than a century ago, when yachting was largely the preserve of the rich and long-distance cruises -- let alone circumnavigations -- were rare.

    Five Best

  • Several folks who have done circumnavigations tell us that this is the best 12 months to be found anywhere in the world.

    Latitude 38's First Timer's Guide To Mexico - Boating

  • It was only with the circumnavigations and the geographical explorations of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, however, that the fact that the earth was a sphere became at all widely known and accepted.

    The Economics of the Coming Spaceship Earth (historical)

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