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1) circumnavigate. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: cir·cum·nav·i·gat·ed, cir·cum·nav·i·gat·ing, cir·cum·nav·i·gates1. To proceed completely around: circumnavigating the earth. 2. To go around; circumvent:...

2) 2. European Exploration, 1600-1800. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...reaching the Solomon Archipelago. 5 1577-80 Francis Drake became the first English circumnavigator when he crossed the Pacific to the East Indies. 6 1595 Mendana...

3) §8. Australia and Madagascar. V. Seafaring and Travel. Vol. 4. Prose and Poetry: Sir Thomas North to Michael Drayton. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...us in exploring the continent, and it was not until 1770 that an Englishman, the great circumnavigator captain Cook, examined the east coast. 34 The other volume...

4) §1. The Earliest Adventures. I. Travellers and Explorers, 1583–1763. Vol. 15. Colonial and Revolutionary Literature; Early National Literature, Part I. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...later transferred this region into the keeping of the English race, thereby adding the great circumnavigator to the American roll. 2...

5) Public-house Signs. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Ship, near Temple Bar, and opposite The Palgrave s Head; in honour of Sir Francis Drake, the circumnavigator. 61 The Ship and Shovel. Referring to Sir Cloudesley...

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