Meaning of GLOBE in English

GLOBE

/ gləʊb; NAmE gloʊb/ noun

1.

[ C ] an object shaped like a ball with a map of the world on its surface, usually on a stand so that it can be turned

2.

the globe [ sing. ] the world (used especially to emphasize its size) :

tourists from every corner of the globe

3.

[ C ] a thing shaped like a ball

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WORD ORIGIN

late Middle English (in the sense spherical object ): from Old French , or from Latin globus .

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