Antarctica

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geographical name Ant·arc·ti·ca \ˌant-ˈärk-ti-kə, -ˈär-ti-\

Definition of Antarctica

  1. continent around the South Pole; a plateau covered by a great ice cap and mountain peaks area about 5,500,000 square miles (14,300,000 square kilometers) Antarctica is divided by the Transantarctic Mountains into West Antarctica (which includes the Antarctic Peninsula) and East Antarctica.


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Antarctica

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geographical name

Definition of Antarctica for English Language Learners

  • : continent at the South Pole


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