Examples of circumnavigate in a Sentence
The ship circumnavigated the world.
the first ship to circumnavigate the globe
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An engineer and sailor from New Zealand still hopes to circumnavigate the globe in world-record time at the helm of a boat powered in part by the ultimate renewable fuel –
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Origin and Etymology of circumnavigate
Latin circumnavigatus, past participle of circumnavigare to sail around, from circum- + navigare to navigate
First Known Use: 1634
CIRCUMNAVIGATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of circumnavigate for English Language Learners
: to travel all the way around (something) in a ship, airplane, etc.
CIRCUMNAVIGATE Defined for Kids
Definition of circumnavigate for Students
: to go completely around (as the earth) especially by water
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