[muh-jel-uh n] /məˈdʒɛl ən/
Ferdinand, c1480–1521, Portuguese navigator: discoverer of the Straits of Magellan 1520 and the Philippines 1521.
Strait of, a strait near the S tip of South America between the mainland of Chile and Tierra del Fuego and other islands, connecting the Atlantic and the Pacific. 360 miles (580 km) long; 2½–17 miles (4–27 km) wide.
Strait of Magellan, a strait between the mainland of S South America and Tierra del Fuego, linking the S Pacific with the S Atlantic. Length: 600 km (370 miles). Width: up to 32 km (20 miles)
Ferdinand. Portuguese name Fernão de Magalhães. ?1480–1521, Portuguese navigator in the service of Spain. He commanded an expedition of five ships that set out to sail to the East Indies via the West. He discovered the Strait of Magellan (1520), crossed the Pacific, and reached the Philippines (1521), where he was killed by natives. One of his ships reached Spain (1522) and was therefore the first to circumnavigate the world
anglicized name of Portuguese navigator Fernão de Magalhães (c.1470-1521).
noun 1. an evergreen shrub, Berberis buxifolia, of southern Chile, having prickle-tipped leaves, dark-purple fruit, and orange-yellow flowers, rarely flowering in cultivation.
noun, Astronomy. 1. either of two irregular galactic clusters in the southern heavens that are the nearest independent star system to the Milky Way. /ˌmæɡɪˈlænɪk/ noun 1. either of two small irregular galaxies, the Large Magellanic Cloud (Nubecula Major) and the Small Magellanic Cloud (Nubecula Minor), lying near the S celestial pole; they are probably […]
[mah-guh n dey-vid; Sephardic Hebrew mah-gen dah-veed; Ashkenazic Hebrew maw-guh n daw-vid] /ˈmɑ gən ˈdeɪ vɪd; Sephardic Hebrew mɑˈgɛn dɑˈvid; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈmɔ gən ˈdɔ vɪd/ noun, Judaism. 1. . /ˈmɔːɡən ˈdeɪvɪd/ noun 1. (Judaism) another name for the Star of David
[ma-zhahn-dee] /ma ʒɑ̃ˈdi/ noun 1. François [frahn-swa] /frɑ̃ˈswa/ (Show IPA), 1783–1855, French physiologist.