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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

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

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

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

Humans are the only creatures with the ability to dive deep in the sea, fly high in the sky, send instant messages around the globe, reflect on the past, assess the present and imagine the future.
Sylvia Earle

Today, if you look at financial systems around the globe, more than half the population of the world - out of six billion people, more than three billion - do not qualify to take out a loan from a bank. This is a shame.
Muhammad Yunus
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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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