Examples from the Web for magellan
She takes us back to the pivotal moments that earned a place in history for such trailblazers as Magellan and Balboa.
When the natives were taken prisoners by Magellan, they "cryed upon their devil Setebos to help them."Selections from the Poems and Plays of Robert Browning|Robert Browning
Carthagena demanded that Magellan should report his plans to him.The Story of Magellan and The Discovery of the Philippines|Hezekiah Butterworth
The writers of to-day are disposed to consider Magellan's voyage a greater feat than that of Columbus.
On its third trip the crew was detained,—the Portuguese having discovered that the Vittoria was one of Magellan's fleet.Ocean's Story; or Triumphs of Thirty Centuries|Edward Rowland
In 1519 Magellan made his famous voyage and proved the earth to be round and that men actually lived in the antipodes.The Necessity of Atheism|Dr. D.M. Brooks
British Dictionary definitions for magellan (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for magellan (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for magellan
anglicized name of Portuguese navigator Fernão de Magalhães (c.1470-1521).