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International Date Line

noun [S] uk   us  
The International Date Line is an imaginary line between the most northern and southern points on Earth that goes through the Pacific Ocean. The date on the west side of the line is one day earlier than the date on the east side of the line.
Translations of “International Date Line”
in Chinese (Traditional) 國際換日線…
in Chinese (Simplified) 国际日期变更线…
(Definition of International Date Line from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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