antarctic circle

noun, often capitalized A&C

Definition of antarctic circle

  1. :  the parallel of latitude that is approximately 6612 degrees south of the equator and that circumscribes the southern frigid zone

First Known Use of antarctic circle

1556


ANTARCTIC CIRCLE Defined for Kids

Antarctic Circle

geographical name

Definition of Antarctic Circle for Students

  1. the parallel of latitude that is 6612 degrees south of the equator



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