What does the word globe mean?

Usage examples for globe

  1. His customers came from half the countries of the globe. – Italy at War and the Allies in the West by E. Alexander Powell
  2. Now that our globe is known at last, the cross must be planted all over its surface, and in this great work the Irish race is clearly destined to bear a conspicuous part. – Irish Race in the Past and the Present by Aug. J. Thebaud
  3. At such times, this globe has appeared so insignificant, in comparison with the mighty system of which it forms so secondary a part, that I felt a truly philosophical indifference, not to give it a better term, for all it contained. – Recollections of Europe by J. Fenimore Cooper