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circumnavigate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Circumnavigate  \Cir`cum*nav"i*gate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Circumnavigated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Circumnavigating}.]  [L. 
  circumnavigatus  p.  p.  of  circumnavigare  to  sail  round; 
  circum  +  navigare  to  navigate.] 
  To  sail  completely  round. 
 
  Having  circumnavigated  the  whole  earth.  --T.  Fuller. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  circumnavigate 
  v  :  travel  around  either  by  plane  or  ship:  "We  compassed  the 
  earth"  [syn:  {compass}] 




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