Definition of terrestrial globe in English:

terrestrial globe

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noun

  • A spherical representation of the earth with a map on the surface.
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    • The altar, on which are placed a celestial and a terrestrial globe, is in the form of the sun.
    • They constructed a terrestrial globe in 1536, and they constructed a celestial globe in the following year.
    • Schall, during a period of Chinese captivity, returned to Korea with numerous Chinese translations of Western writings as well as terrestrial globes and astronomical charts.

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