Meaning of GLOBE in English
You can refer to the world as the ~ when you are emphasizing how big it is or that something happens in many different parts of it.
...bottles of beer from every corner of the ~...
70% of our ~’s surface is water.
N-SING: usu the N
A ~ is a ball-shaped object with a map of the world on it. It is usually fixed on a stand.
...a ~ of the world...
Three large ~s stand on the floor.
Any ball-shaped object can be referred to as a ~.
The overhead light was covered now with a white ~.
N-COUNT: usu with supp
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012