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English definition of “globe”

globe

noun
 
 
/ɡləʊb/
the globe the world: This event is being watched by 200 million people around the globe.The Earth and outer space - general words
[C] a model of the world shaped like a ball with a map of all the countries on itSpherical, circular and annular objectsGeometrical shapesMaps and map-making
(Definition of globe from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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