globe globe  /ɡ ˈloʊb/


  1. (n) the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
  2. (n) an object with a spherical shape
  3. (n) a sphere on which a map (especially of the earth) is represented



  1. From Seoul to Kogelo, Kenya, Obama supporters around the globe watched and reveled in the historic election of the next president of the United States of America.
  2. How people around the globe are dealing with the tragedy.


  1. Popes John Paul II, John XXIII to be made saints: Vatican

    By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope John Paul II, the globe-trotting pontiff who led the Catholic Church for nearly 27 years, and Pope John XXIII, who called the reforming Second Vatican Council, will be declared saints, the Vatican said on Friday. The Vatican said Pope Francis had approved a second miracle attributed to John Paul, a Pole who was elected in 1978 as the first non ...
    on July 5, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Southeast Asia-Japan Cable System Strengthens Globe Regional Connectivity

    MANILA, Philippines, July 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Southeast Asia-Japan Cable (SJC) submarine cable system is now fully operational, strengthening Globe Telecom 's connectivity with the region and the ...
    on July 5, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Globe reporters honored for series on antipsychotic use in nursing homes

    Two Boston Globe reporters received a journalism award from the National Press Club for a series on overprescribing of antipsychotic medications in nursing homes. Kay Lazar and Matt Carroll won the Joseph D. Ryle Award for Excellence in Writing on the Problems of Geriatrics. “This report exposes a significant, but largely hidden problem,” said judges of the competition. “Patients and their ...
    on July 4, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

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  1. "After considerable outreach to Golden Globe actor nominees and their representatives over the past several weeks, there appears to be unanimous agreement that these actors will not cross WGA picket lines," SAG President Alan Rosenberg said.
    on Jan 4, 2008 By: Alan Rosenberg Source: Reuters

  2. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said the actions were being taken because the failure of either of the mortgage companies "would cause great turmoil in our financial markets here at home and around the globe."
    on Sep 7, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: Central Florida News 13|

  3. "To the Muslim world, we seek a new way forward, based on mutual interest and mutual respect," Obama said. "To those leaders around the globe who seek to sow conflict, or blame their society's ills on the West - - know that your people will...
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: WPDE

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