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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.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)

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