Definition of round-the-world in English:

round-the-world

adjective

  • 1Of a person or vehicle: that circumnavigates the world; that travels or has travelled in an approximately circular route around the earth.

  • 2Designating a trip following such a route.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From round + the + world.

Pronunciation

round-the-world

/ˌraʊn(d)ðəˈwəːld/