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Definition of circumnavigation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

circumnavigation

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌsɜːkəmˌnævɪˈɡeɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsɜːrkəmˌnævɪˈɡeɪʃn//
 
[uncountable] (formal)
 
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the act of sailing all the way around something, especially all the way around the world the circumnavigation of the globe