Meaning of GLOBE in English

GLOBE

■ noun

1》 a spherical or rounded object.

↘a golden orb as an emblem of sovereignty.

2》 ( the ~ ) the earth.

↘a spherical representation of the earth with a map on the surface.

■ verb literary form into a ~.

Derivatives

~-like adjective

globoid adjective &noun

globose adjective

Origin

ME: from OFr., or from L. globus .

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