Synonyms for circumnavigator

Grammar : Noun
Spell : sur-kuh m-nav-i-geyt
Phonetic Transcription : ˌsɜr kəmˈnæv ɪˌgeɪt

Top 10 synonyms for circumnavigator Other synonyms for the word circumnavigator

Définition of circumnavigator

Origin :
  • 1630s, from Latin circumnavigatus, past participle of circumnavigare "to sail round," from circum "around" (see circum-) + navigare (see navigation). Related: Circumnavigated; circumnavigating; circumnavigable.
  • As in sailor : noun person who travels by sea
  • As in jack : noun sailor
Example sentences :
  • In 1592 he had married a sister of Thomas Cavendish the circumnavigator.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8 » by Various
  • Who will be the first circumnavigator along the all-northern trail?
  • Extract from : « The Panama Canal » by J. Saxon Mills
  • And that was all that there was to be said about Valparaiso and the experiences of this circumnavigator.
  • Extract from : « The Last Hope » by Henry Seton Merriman
  • At this point the history of Dampier's adventures as a circumnavigator comes properly to an end.
  • Extract from : « Ocean's Story; or Triumphs of Thirty Centuries » by Edward Rowland
  • He was a very old man, and had fought the French when Marion, the French circumnavigator, was killed.
  • Extract from : « Old New Zealand » by Earl of Pembroke.
  • The house where the circumnavigator was born was little better than a clay hovel of two rooms.
  • Extract from : « A Month in Yorkshire » by Walter White
  • Francis Drake, the first British circumnavigator of the globe, was born in Devonshire, of humble parents.
  • Extract from : « Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 1 of 8 » by Various
  • A circumnavigator of the globe is less influenced by all the nations he has seen than by his nurse.
  • Extract from : « Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources » by James Wood
  • Cook (the circumnavigator), and full account of his lineal and collateral descendants.
  • Extract from : « Notes and Queries, Number 236, May 6, 1854 » by Various
  • The canvas-house above spoken of, had been the property of Capt. Cook the circumnavigator.
  • Extract from : « Toronto of Old » by Henry Scadding
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