Meaning of “the International Date Line” in the English Dictionary

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"the International Date Line" in British English

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the International Date Linenoun [ S ]

uk /ɪn.təˌnæʃ.ən.əl ˈdeɪt laɪn/ us /ɪn.t̬ɚˌnæʃ.ən.əl ˈdeɪt laɪn/

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.

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

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