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globe

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noun \ˈglōb\

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 in a sentence

  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 and Etymology of globe

Middle French, from Latin globus


First Known Use: 15th century


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globe

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Definition of globe

globed

globing

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

1641

First Known Use of globe

1641



GLOBE Defined for English Language Learners

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globe

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noun \ˈglōb\

Definition of globe for English Language Learners

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

  • the globe : the earth

  • : a round object


GLOBE Defined for Kids

globe

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noun \ˈglōb\

Definition of globe for Students

  1. 1 :  a round object :  ball, sphere

  2. 2 :  earth 1

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


Medical Dictionary

globe

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noun \ˈglōb\

Medical Definition of globe



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