Circumnavigating sentence example

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  • Meanwhile, their rivals the Spanish headed west, hoping to reach India by circumnavigating the globe.

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  • Porte- While the Spaniards were circumnavigating the in world and completing their knowledge of the coasts of geese Af rica and Central and South America, the Portuguese were actively the East.

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  • Circle Line offers a three-hour full Manhattan cruise, which includes circumnavigating Manhattan Island and seeing seven major bridges and five New York boroughs, as well as 25 local landmarks.

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  • The success with which Nearchus accomplished this arduous enterprise led to his selection by Alexander for the more difficult task of circumnavigating Arabia from the mouth of the Euphrates to the Isthmus of Suez.

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  • Owing largely to the folly of his Greek servant, who, without his master's knowledge, threw overboard the drinking-water to lighten the boat, the explorer after circumnavigating the sea reached Jericho in an exhausted condition, and was there attacked by a severe fever.

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  • He was educated at Harpeth academy, and in 1825 entered the navy as midshipman, circumnavigating the globe in the "Vincennes," during a cruise of four years (1826-1830).

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