Definitions for magellanməˈdʒɛl ən
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Ferdinand, c1480–1521, Portuguese navigator.
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)
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)