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Magellan

Syllabification: Ma·gel·lan
Pronunciation: /məˈjelən
 
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Definition of Magellan in English:

An American space probe launched in 1989 to map the surface of Venus, using radar to penetrate the dense cloud cover. The probe was deliberately burned up in Venus’s atmosphere in 1994.

Words that rhyme with Magellan

Ellen, felon, Mellon, melon

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