Definition of meridian
- the problem of the unmarried don after he had passed the meridian
- —H. J. Laski
a lawyer at the meridian of his career arguing a case before the U.S. Supreme Court
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: any one of the lines that go from the North Pole to the South Pole on maps of the world
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