the Antipodes Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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the Antipodesnoun [plural]

uk   us   /ænˈtɪp.ə.diːz/ mainly humorous
a way of referring to ​Australia and New Zealand by ​peopleliving in the ​northern hemisphere (= ​half of the ​earth): The ​book is about early ​Europeanexploration of the Antipodes.
Antipodean
noun [C], adjective uk   us   /ænˌtɪp.əˈdiː.ən/
an Antipodean ​accent Of ​course for Antipodeans it's now ​winter.
(Definition of the Antipodes from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the Antipodes”
in Chinese (Simplified) (住在北半球的人所指的)澳大利亚和新西兰…
in Chinese (Traditional) (住在北半球的人所指的)澳大利亞和紐西蘭…
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