from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who circumnavigates or sails round a body of land or water: generally applied to one who has sailed round the globe.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who sails round.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A person who
circumnavigates; that is, sails around the world.
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However, they faced no backlash a year earlier, when Abby's older brother Zac completed the same journey at 17, briefly holding the record for being the world's youngest solo circumnavigator.
He had become the 175th solo circumnavigator, and he had achieved his dream of becoming the first Indian national to achieve this feat.
Her parents were sharply criticized for allowing her to undertake the trip – a complete turnaround from the praise the family had basked in a year earlier when Abby's older brother Zac successfully captured the world record for youngest solo circumnavigator at age 17.
In fact America is named after circumnavigator Amerigo Vespucci.
Oh most happy pedagogue, to whom it has befallen to have chastised a circumnavigator, and, like another Chiron, trained another
A second epitaph commemorates the mother and father of this short-lived brood: "James and Grace Cook were the parents of the celebrated circumnavigator Captain James Cook who was born at Marton Oct. 27th, 1728," the inscription says, "and killed at Owhyhee December 14th, 1779." next »
Pigafetta, the circumnavigator, gives the King of Tidor eighteen daughters to eight sons.
V.S. Naipaul is a literary circumnavigator, only ever really at home in himself, in his inimitable voice.
That illustrious circumnavigator had, he said, left nothing to those who might follow in his track to describe, or fill up.
Francis Drake became the first English circumnavigator when he crossed the Pacific to the East Indies.