magellan magellan  /mə ˈdʒɛ lən/


  • (n) Portuguese navigator in the service of Spain; he commanded an expedition that was the first to circumnavigate the world (1480-1521)



  1. Wired Space Photo of the Day: Warm Venus Volcano

    This figure shows the volcanic peak Idunn Mons (at 46 degrees south latitude, 214.5 degrees east longitude) in the Imdr Regio area of Venus. The topographic backbone derives from data obtained by NASA's Magellan spacecraft, with a vertical exaggeration of 30 times. Radar data (in brown) from Magellan has been draped on top of the topographic data. Bright areas are rough or have steep slopes ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Wired News

  2. Magellan Launches New Medicaid HMO Plan in Florida That Focuses on Integrated Health Care

    Magellan Health Services Inc. today announced it is formally launching Magellan Complete Care in Florida, a new Medicaid HMO health plan, initially serving Broward County.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Magellan Agrees Financial Advisory Role with Endeavour Financial for Project Financing at Coringa

    Magellan Minerals Ltd.  is pleased to announce that it has engaged Endeavour Financial Limited to act as Magellan's financial advisor regarding all aspects of identifying,...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "With the Magellan computer and the massive introduction of ICTs in the Portuguese education system, for the first time a whole generation will grow up to have strong English and ICT skills," said José Sócrates, prime minister of Portugal....
    on Oct 3, 2008 By: Jose Socrates Source: The FINANCIAL

  2. "We believe that the time is right to make Magellan available to a new generation of investors," said Walter Donovan, president of Fidelity's equity division, in a written statement.
    on Jan 14, 2008 By: Donovan Source: FOXNews

  3. "The attacks are getting more sophisticated and pernicious," DiDio explained. "In addition, more systems are connected, which means that you can circumvent the globe faster than you can say Magellan."
    on May 20, 2005 By: Laura DiDio Source: Top Tech News

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