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globenoun

uk   /ɡləʊb/  us   /ɡloʊb/

globe noun (WORLD)

the globe C2 [S]
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the world: His greatest ambition is to sail round the globe. She is a superstar all around the globe.
[C] a map of the world made in the shape of a ball and attached to a support, that can be turned around at the same angle as the Earth turns in space: She spun the globe, and pointed to the Solomon Islands.

globe noun (ROUND OBJECT)

[C] any ball-shaped object [C] Australian English a light globe
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