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Definition of "circumnavigation" [cir•cum•nav•i•ga•tion]

  • The act of circumnavigating, or sailing round. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "circumnavigation" in a sentence
  • "Seaglegs amphibious RIB has completed a 1620 kilometer "circumnavigation" of the Malaysian Peninsula in a record time of"
  • "In January 2009, a wave glider completed a nine-day circumnavigation of Hawaii's Big Island."
  • "Walsingham replies, As Your Majesty instructed, we did not attempt to venture inside but we made a complete circumnavigation of the outer wall, which is, by the way, in good repair."