Definitions for magellanməˈdʒɛl ən

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word magellan

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ma•gel•lanməˈdʒɛl ən(n.)

  1. Ferdinand, c1480–1521, Portuguese navigator.

    Category: Biography

  2. Strait of, a strait near the S tip of South America between the mainland of Chile and Tierra del Fuego, connecting the Atlantic and the Pacific. 360 mi. (580 km) long.

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Magellan, Ferdinand Magellan, Fernao Magalhaes(noun)

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

Freebase

  1. Magellan

    Magellan is a progressive metal/rock band from California, United States, formed by the two brothers Trent Gardner and Wayne Gardner in 1985. The band has had a number of well known guest musicians, such as Ian Anderson, Joey Franco, and Tony Levin. The band has stated on their website that they are now working as an independent band.

Translation

Find a translation for the magellan definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these magellan definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"magellan." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 1 Aug. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/magellan>.

Are we missing a good definition for magellan?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for magellan: