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Magellanic meaning

Magellanic - 1 dictionary results

  1. 1. Of or pertaining to, or named from, Magellan, the navigator.

Magellanic - examples of usage

  1. Those distant, silent, shining bodies amazingly intensified the sense of my loneliness and remoteness, and yonder Southern Cross and the luminous dust of the Magellanic clouds seemed not farther off than my native country. - "The Frozen Pirate", W. Clark Russell.
  2. These two bodies are known as the Magellanic clouds, and individually bear the names of Major and Minor Nubecula. - "A Text-Book of Astronomy", George C. Comstock.
  3. By the Peruvian region is meant the whole western part of South America from the equator to the southern tropic, and by Austral America, the whole of it from that tropic to the Magellanic Islands. - "The American Nations, Vol. I.", C. S. Rafinesque.
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