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antarctic

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adjective, often capitalized ant·arc·tic \(ˌ)ant-ˈärk-tik, -ˈär-tik\

Simple Definition of antarctic

  • : of or relating to the South Pole or the region around it

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of antarctic

  1. :  of or relating to the south pole or to the region near it

Examples of antarctic in a sentence

  1. The group is involved in Antarctic exploration.



Origin and Etymology of antarctic

Middle English antartik, from Latin antarcticus, from Greek antarktikos, from anti- + arktikos arctic


First Known Use: 14th century

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Antarctic

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geographical name Ant·arc·tic \ˌant-ˈärk-tik, -ˈär-tik\

Definition of Antarctic

  1. region including Antarctica, Antarctic Peninsula, and the surrounding ocean



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ANTARCTIC Defined for Kids

antarctic

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adjective , often cap ant·arc·tic \ant-ˈärk-tik, -ˈär-tik\

Definition of antarctic for Students

  1. :  of or relating to the south pole or to the region around it <antarctic explorers>




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