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  • circumnavigatory — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ adjective : consisting of circumnavigation Magellan s circumnavigatory voyage …   Useful english dictionary

  • circumnavigatory — cir·cum·navigato·ry …   English syllables

  • circumnavigate — circumnavigable /serr keuhm nav i geuh beuhl/, adj. circumnavigation, n. circumnavigator, n. circumnavigatory /serr keuhm nav i geuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. /serr keuhm nav i gayt /, v.t., circumnavigated, circumnavigating. 1. to sail or fly… …   Universalium

  • Red Sea — an arm of the Indian Ocean, extending NW between Africa and Arabia: connected to the Mediterranean by the Suez Canal. 1450 mi. (2335 km) long; 170,000 sq. mi. (440,300 sq. km); greatest depth, 7254 ft. (2211 m). * * * Narrow inland sea between… …   Universalium

  • circuit — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Closed continuous path Nouns circuit, circumference, circle, compass; itinerary, excursion; cycle, loop, lap; perimeter, round, contour, outline; turn, curvet; circumnavigation, circumambulation; route,… …   English dictionary for students

  • circumnavigate —   v.t. sail round.    ♦ circumnavigation,    ♦ circumnavigator, n.    ♦ circumnavigatory, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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