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arctic circle

arctic circle

noun, often capitalized A&C

Definition of ARCTIC CIRCLE

:  the parallel of latitude that is approximately 6612 degrees north of the equator and that circumscribes the northern frigid zone

First Known Use of ARCTIC CIRCLE

1622

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