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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 Korean 경도…
in Arabic خَطّ الطّول…
in French longitude…
in Turkish boylam…
in Italian longitudine…
in Chinese (Traditional) 經度…
in Russian долгота (географическая)…
in Polish długość geograficzna…
in Spanish longitud…
in Portuguese longitude…
in German geographische Länge…
in Catalan longitud…
in Japanese 経度…
in Chinese (Simplified) 经度…
(Definition of longitude from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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