circumterraneous love

circumterraneous

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Around the earth; being or dwelling around the earth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Being or dwelling around the earth.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective archaic Being or dwelling around the Earth.

Etymologies

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circum- + Latin terra earth.

Examples

  • It will be obvious to the reader that the excursion just described, was equivalent to a trip around the world; wherefore I am entitled to the assertion that it even surpassed Nellie Bly's remarkable feat who needed seventy-two days, six hours, and eleven minutes for accomplishing her circumterraneous voyage.

    By Water to the Columbian Exposition

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