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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Half of a sphere or globe. Also: any of the halves into which the earth's surface is divided.

Usage examples (39)
  • The northern hemisphere is the half of Earth north of the equator.
  • Frequently somebody coming to this hemisphere is accused of being a propagandist.
  • Each hemisphere is doing exactly what it is supposed to do.
  • When the light falls on our horizon, the other hemisphere is dark. for more
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