Last modified on 17 March 2015, at 18:59

around the Horn

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around the Horn

  1. (US, Navy, idiomatic) Via shipboard communications, formerly metal tubes with earhorn-like ends.
  2. Following the extremely hazardous naval route around Cape Horn, the southernmost point in South America.
    Sure, you've done some sailing, but have you been around the Horn?

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