Synonyms for Circumnavigated:


rotated (verb)
twisted, wheeled, Gyrated, Screwed, revolved, circulated, turned, Eddied, Pirouetted, Whirled, rotated.

Usage examples for Circumnavigated

  1. After the ships of Magellan and Drake had circumnavigated the globe, and a very large part of America had been mapped, there still lay, south of the tracks of those adventurers who rounded the Horn and breasted the Pacific, a region that remained unknown- a Terra Australis, Great Southern Continent, or Terra Incognita as it was vaguely and variously termed. – Terre Napoleon A history of French explorations and projects in Australia by Ernest Scott
  2. She had circumnavigated the globe with her husband when he was governor in Australia. – Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville by Mary Somerville
  3. When Vespucci wrote his letters there was no doubt entertained but that Columbus had discovered the main- land in his first voyage; Cuba being always considered the extremity of Asia, until circumnavigated in 1508. Vespucci may have supposed Brazil, Paria, and the rest of that coast, part of a distinct continent, and have been anxious to arrogate to himself the fame of its discovery. – The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II) by Washington Irving