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Definition of Globe

Globe

  1. A round or spherical body, solid or hollow; a body whose surface is in every part equidistant from the center; a ball; a sphere.
  2. Anything which is nearly spherical or globular in shape; as, the globe of the eye; the globe of a lamp.
  3. The earth; the terraqueous ball; -- usually preceded by the definite article.
  4. A round model of the world; a spherical representation of the earth or heavens; as, a terrestrial or celestial globe; -- called also artificial globe.
  5. A body of troops, or of men or animals, drawn up in a circle; -- a military formation used by the Romans, answering to the modern infantry square.
  6. To gather or form into a globe.

Globe Quotations

The sea is everything. It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert, where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides.
Jules Verne

In spite of the opinions of certain narrow-minded people, who would shut up the human race upon this globe, as within some magic circle it must never outstep, we shall one day travel to the moon, the planets, and the stars, with the same facility, rapidity, and certainty as we now make the voyage from Liverpool to New York!
Jules Verne

This world was not created piecemeal. Africa was born no later and no earlier than any other geographical area on this globe. Africans, no more and no less than other men, possess all human attributes, talents and deficiencies, virtues and faults.
Haile Selassie

We need to bring sustainable energy to every corner of the globe with technologies like solar energy mini-grids, solar powered lights, and wind turbines.
Ban Ki-moon

Using the power you derive from the discovery of the truth about racism in South Africa, you will help us to remake our part of the world into a corner of the globe on which all - of which all of humanity can be proud.
Oliver Tambo
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Globe Translations

globe in Dutch is bol, kogel, bal, kloot
globe in Finnish is pallo
globe in French is globe
globe in German is Globus, Kugel, Erdball
globe in Italian is globo, orbe terracqueo
globe in Norwegian is globus
globe in Portuguese is globo
globe in Swedish is glob, klot
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