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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Places diametrically opposite each other on the globe. Also: Australia and New Zealand.

Usage examples (31)
  • He set sail from England in 1842 - it took him six months by sailing ship to reach the antipodes.
  • How at the antipodes was the picture he was seeing!
  • There was, however, considerable tension over any idea that the lands on the opposite ends of the earth otherwise known as antipodes could be inhabited by people.
  • From the artics, from the tropics, from the dim antipodes; for more
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