Translation of circumnavigate in Spanish:


circunnavegar, v.

Pronunciation /ˌsərkəmˈnævəɡeɪt/ /səːkəmˈnavɪɡeɪt/

transitive verb

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    • In 1519 Magellan set sail from here to circumnavigate the globe.
    • He is setting sail again to circumnavigate the globe, with all the obvious risks and dangers that entails.
    • Ellen MacArthur's bid to circumnavigate the globe in record time received a cruel setback when her mast was damaged.
    • The Challenge is a prestigious yacht race, westerly circumnavigating the world against the prevailing winds and tides.
    • After circumnavigating the world, the INS Tarangini returns to base at Kochi next week.
    • I've been fascinated with sailing ships ever since a childhood visit to the reconstructed Golden Hinde of Sir Francis Drake, which circumnavigated the world.
    • Jules Verne's hero Phileas Fogg circumnavigated the world in 80 days.
    • I want to circumnavigate the world in 15 days and break the earlier record.
    • Twelve teams will fight for this most prized of races as they circumnavigate the world - a feat which it is estimated will take until late June 2001.
    • The remarkable Macarthur describes how she became the fastest yachtswoman to circumnavigate the world.
    • To prove his ideas are worthy, Fogg wagers he can circumnavigate the world in 80 days.
    • Darwin lived for five years aboard the Beagle while circumnavigating the world.
    • On 27 May 1905, after half circumnavigating the world, the Russian fleet was surprised by the Japanese in the Straits of Tsushima between Korea and Japan.
    • He had been studying Eratosthenes' intriguing map, and was convinced that Phoenician sailors had circumnavigated the world.
    • Another nuclear submarine, the Triton, circumnavigated the world in 84 days while submerged, a record that still stands.
    • The Pharaoh sent his ships out to try and circumnavigate the world.
    • From 1577 to 1580, Drake circumnavigated the world.
    • They were due to board boats made available by the Circle Line, whose vessels normally circumnavigate Manhattan island packed with tourists.
    • She has many nautical achievements to her credit, including single-handedly circumnavigating Ireland.
    • Frostbite and massive weight loss were not enough to dampen the spirits of Tim Sander, who took part in the first English expedition to successfully circumnavigate Norway.