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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

A 'Globe' examination found that Boston police officers exercise broad discretion when deciding whether to issue a ticket.
Bill Dedman

Who doesn't know about Bollywood? After all, we churn out movies in such great quantities every year! People across the globe know Shekhar Kapur.
Arjun Rampal

Measured in time of transport and communication, the whole round globe is now smaller than a small European country was a hundred years ago.
John Boyd Orr

We feel like 'Lost' deserved a real resolution, not a 'snow globe, waking up in bed, it's all been a dream, cut to black' kind of ending. We thought that would be kind of a betrayal to an audience that's been on this journey for six years. We thought that was not the right ending for our show.
Carlton Cuse

I think 'The Color Purple' is so bursting with love, the need for connection, the showing of the need for connection around the globe.
Alice Walker
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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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