Greenwich meridian


Definition of Greenwich meridian

: the prime meridian that passes through Greenwich

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First Known Use of Greenwich meridian

1715, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Greenwich meridian

from Greenwich, England

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The first known use of Greenwich meridian was in 1715

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“Greenwich meridian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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