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English definition of “the Antipodes”

the Antipodes

noun [plural] uk   /ænˈtɪp.ə.diːz/ mainly humorous us  
a way of referring to Australia and New Zealand by people living in the northern hemisphere (= half of the Earth): I rather fancy the Antipodes for a holiday this summer.Continents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation
Antipodean
noun [C], adjective uk   /ænˌtɪp.əˈdiː.ən/ us  
an Antipodean accent Of course for Antipodeans it's now winter.People of specific racial or ethnic backgroundContinents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation
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