arctic circle

noun, often capitalized A&C

Definition of arctic circle

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

First Known Use of arctic circle

circa 1587


ARCTIC CIRCLE Defined for Kids

Arctic Circle

geographical name

Definition of Arctic Circle for Students

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



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