Ballooning

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55. Ballooning (See also Aviation.)

  1. Balloon Hoax, The 1844 news story falsely reports that eight men have crossed the Atlantic in a balloon. [Am. Lit.: The Balloon Hoax in Poe]
  2. Ferguson, Samuel embarks with two others on air-borne journey over Africa. [Fr. Lit.: Five Weeks in a Balloon ]
  3. Wizard of Oz reaches and departs from Oz in circus balloon. [Childrens Lit.: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz ]
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ballooning See ARANEAE; LINYPHIIDAE.