globe noun the globe

VERB + GLOBE span a commercial service that will soon span the globe | circumnavigate, travel one of the first boats to circumnavigate the globe She travelled the globe in search of good writers of children's stories.

PREP. across the ~ The railway network soon spread across the globe. | all over the ~ Motor vehicles are found all over the globe. | around/round the ~ Chess fans around the globe watched the match with breathless interest.

PHRASES all parts of the globe, every corner of the globe Athletes from every corner of the globe competed in the Games.