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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Distance measured on the earth's surface east and west of an imaginary line called the prime meridian.

Usage examples (39)
  • Lines of longitude are drawn from the North Pole to the South Pole on the globe.
  • The rest of the story of the telegraphic longitude is short.
  • And so I started to read that review and I noticed the word longitude came up very soon.
  • And the third time he mentioned the word longitude, I thought, ` He's read my book and he liked it. ' for more
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