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meridian

noun [C] uk   /məˈrɪd.i.ən/ us  
an imaginary line from the North Pole to the South Pole, drawn on maps to help to show the position of a place: The prime meridian of longitude is in Greenwich, London.
Translations of “meridian”
in Spanish meridiano…
in French méridien…
in German der Meridian…
in Chinese (Traditional) 子午線,經線…
in Chinese (Simplified) 子午线,经线…
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