terrestrial globe

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noun

See under globe(def 3).

Origin of terrestrial globe

First recorded in 1550–60

Definition for terrestrial globe (2 of 2)

globe

[ glohb ]
/ gloʊb /

noun


verb (used with object), globed, glob·ing.

to form into a globe.

verb (used without object), globed, glob·ing.

to take the form of a globe.

Origin of globe

1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French globe < Latin globus round body, ball, sphere
SYNONYMS FOR globe
1 See earth.
Related formsglobe·like, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for terrestrial globe

globe

/ (ɡləʊb) /

noun


verb

to form or cause to form into a globe
Derived Formsglobelike, adjective

Word Origin for globe

C16: from Old French, from Latin globus
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