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longitudenoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈlɑn·dʒɪˌtud/
the position to the east or west of an imaginary circle around the earth that goes through the North Pole, the South Pole, and Greenwich, England
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longitudenoun [C or U]

/ˈlɒŋ.ɡɪ.tʃuːd/ /ˈlɒn.dʒɪ.tʃuːd/  us   /ˈlɑːn.dʒə.tuːd/ (written abbreviation long.)
the distance of a place east or west of an imaginary line between the North Pole and rthe South Pole, measured in degrees
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in Korean 경도…
in Arabic خَطّ الطّول…
in Malaysian garisan bujur…
in French longitude…
in Russian долгота (географическая)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 經度…
in Italian longitudine…
in Turkish boylam…
in Polish długość geograficzna…
in Spanish longitud…
in Vietnamese kinh độ…
in Portuguese longitude…
in Thai เส้นแวง…
in German geographische Länge…
in Catalan longitud…
in Japanese 経度…
in Chinese (Simplified) 经度…
in Indonesian garis lintang…
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