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longitude

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈlɒndʒɪtjuːd/
the distance of a place east or west of an imaginary line from the top to the bottom of the Earth, measured in degreesPoints of the compassDirection of motionDirection of motionPoints of the compass
Translations of “longitude”
in Arabic خَطّ الطّول…
in Korean 경도…
in Malaysian garisan bujur…
in French longitude…
in Turkish boylam…
in Italian longitudine…
in Chinese (Traditional) 經度…
in Russian долгота (географическая)…
in Polish długość geograficzna…
in Vietnamese kinh độ…
in Spanish longitud…
in Portuguese longitude…
in Thai เส้นแวง…
in German geographische Länge…
in Catalan longitud…
in Japanese 経度…
in Indonesian garis lintang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 经度…
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