from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A hollow globe with a map of the world on its inner surface, so as to be examined by one standing inside.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A hollow globe on the inner surface of which a map of the world is depicted, to be examined by one standing inside.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large hollow globe or spherical chamber lined with cloth on which is depicted a general view of the geography of the earth's surface so as to be seen by a spectator from the interior.
Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)