Meaning of “hemisphere” in the English Dictionary

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"hemisphere" in British English

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hemispherenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhem.ɪ.sfɪər/ us /ˈhem.ə.sfɪr/

(Definition of “hemisphere” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hemispherenoun [ C ]

us /ˈhem·əˌsfɪər/

earth science half of the earth:

The equator divides the earth into the northern and southern hemispheres.

A hemisphere is also half of a ball-shaped object.

(Definition of “hemisphere” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)