Most of the globe may still be reeling from the great recession, but one continent is booming.
As he spoke he plucked a solitary gold-fish squirming and twisting out of its globe.
Cricket is a sport enjoyed by hundreds of millions around the globe, mainly in former British colonies.
The reporter, like Ulysses, travels the globe and returns to his people.
Pan Am was once an imperial power in its own right, girdling the globe.
Some cryptogamic plants, as Lecanora subfusca, are found all over the globe.
Chimborazo was long supposed to be the most lofty mountain on the globe.
These were all white troops; but it is essential that their distribution over the surface of the globe should be realised.
He dominated a globe round which the old Serpent had coiled himself.
Is said of a ship when at such a distance that, from the convexity of the globe, only her masts and sails are to be seen.
mid-15c., "sphere," from Middle French globe (14c.) and directly from Latin globus "round mass, sphere, ball," also, of men, "a throng, crowd, body, mass," related to gleba "clod, soil, land" (see glebe). Sense of "planet earth," or a three-dimensional map of it first attested 1550s.