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English definition of “longitude”

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
(Definition of longitude from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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