[glohb] /gloʊb/ noun 1. the planet Earth (usually preceded by the). 2. a planet or other celestial body. 3. a sphere on which is depicted a map of the earth (terrestrial globe) or of the heavens (celestial globe) 4. a spherical body; sphere. 5. anything more or less spherical, as a lampshade or a glass […]
[gloh-bee-si-tee] /gloʊˈbi sɪ ti/ noun, Informal. 1. obesity as affecting a very large percentage of the global population: the public-health crisis of globesity. /ˌɡləʊˈbiːsɪtɪ/ noun 1. (informal) obesity seen as a worldwide social problem
- Globe theater
The theater in London where many of the great plays of William Shakespeare were first performed. Shakespeare himself acted at the Globe. It burned and was rebuilt shortly before Shakespeare’s death and was finally pulled down in the middle of the seventeenth century. Note: In the late twentieth century a reconstruction of the theater was […]
noun 1. a theater on the south bank of the Thames in London, 1599–1613: many of Shakespeare’s plays were first produced here.