Circumnavigation - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌsɜːrkəmˌnævɪˈɡeɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word circumnavigation
Brit.  |səːkəmnavɪˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word circumnavigation

noun

- traveling around something (by ship or plane)

Magellan's circumnavigation of the earth proved that it is a globe

Examples

The ship circumnavigated the world.

...the first ship to circumnavigate the globe...

Magellan's circumnavigation of the earth proved that it is a globe

...Magellan's circumnavigation of the globe disproved any lingering notions that the earth is flat....

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