meridional

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1me·rid·i·o·nal

adjective \mə-ˈri-dē-ə-nəl\

Definition of MERIDIONAL

1
:  of, relating to, or situated in the south :  southern
2
:  of, relating to, or characteristic of people living in the south especially of France
3
:  of, relating to, or situated on or along a meridian
me·rid·i·o·nal·ly \-nəl-ē\ adverb

Origin of MERIDIONAL

Middle English, from Middle French meridionel, from Late Latin meridionalis, from Latin meridies
First Known Use: 14th century

2meridional

noun

Definition of MERIDIONAL

:  a native or inhabitant of southern Europe and especially southern France

First Known Use of MERIDIONAL

1878

me·rid·i·o·nal

adjective \mə-ˈrid-ē-ən-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MERIDIONAL

: of, relating to, or situated on or along a meridian <meridional differences in the acuity of vision> <meridional and circular fibers of the ciliary muscle>

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