the South Pole - definition in the Learner's Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “the South Pole”

See all translations

the South Pole

noun
 
 
a point on the Earth's surface that is furthest southContinents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation
Translations of “the South Pole”
in Korean 남극…
in Arabic القُطْب الجَنوبي…
in Portuguese o Polo Sul…
in Catalan el Pol Sud…
in Japanese 南極(点)…
in Italian il polo sud…
in Chinese (Traditional) 南極…
in Russian Южный полюс…
in Turkish Güney Kutbu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 南极…
in Polish biegun południowy…
(Definition of the South Pole from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “the South Pole”

Definitions of “the South Pole” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

lateral thinking

a way of solving a problem by thinking about it in a different and original way and not using traditional or expected methods

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

plyscraper noun

May 18, 2015
a skyscraper made mainly from wood The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow

Read More