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circumpolar

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adjective cir·cum·po·lar \ˌsər-kəm-ˈpō-lər\

Definition of circumpolar

  1. 1 :  continually visible above the horizon <a circumpolar star>

  2. 2 :  surrounding or found in the vicinity of a terrestrial pole <a circumpolar current> <circumpolar species>



1686

First Known Use of circumpolar

1686


CIRCUMPOLAR Defined for Kids

circumpolar

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adjective cir·cum·po·lar \ˌsər-kəm-ˈpō-lər\

Definition of circumpolar for Students

  1. 1 :  continually visible above the horizon <a circumpolar star>

  2. 2 :  surrounding or found near a pole of the earth




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