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English definition of “Antarctic”

Antarctic

noun     /ænˈtɑːk.tɪk/ US  /-ˈtɑːrk-/
the Antarctic the very cold area around the South Pole that includes Antarctica and the surrounding seas : The protection of the Antarctic from commercial exploitation is an important goal of environmentalists .Continents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation
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