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English definition of “globe”

globe

noun uk   /ɡləʊb/ us    /ɡloʊb/

globe noun (WORLD)

the globe C2 [S] the world: His greatest ambition is to sail round the globe. She is a superstar all around the globe.The Earth and outer space - general words [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.Spherical, circular and annular objectsGeometrical shapes

globe noun (ROUND OBJECT)

[C] any ball-shaped objectSpherical, circular and annular objectsGeometrical shapes [C] Australian English a light globeLighting and light fittings in the home
(Definition of globe from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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