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globe

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noun \ˈglōb\

Simple Definition of globe

  • : an object that is shaped like a large ball with a map of the world on it

  • the globe : the earth

  • : a round object

Full Definition of globe

  1. :  something spherical or rounded: as a :  a spherical representation of the earth, a celestial body, or the heavens b :  earth 4 c :  orb 5

Examples of globe

  1. She has a globe in her office.

  2. His fame has spread around the globe.

  3. The tree was decorated with colorful glass globes.



Origin of globe

Middle French, from Latin globus


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with globe


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globe

verb

Definition of globe

globedglob·ing

archaic

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to form into a globe



1641

First Known Use of globe

1641



GLOBE Defined for Kids

globe

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noun \ˈglōb\

Definition of globe

  1. 1 :  a round object :  ball, sphere

  2. 2 :  earth 1

  3. 3 :  a round model of the earth used like a map




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globe

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noun \ˈglōb\

Medical Definition of globe





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