northern hemisphere

noun, often capitalized N&H

Definition of northern hemisphere

  1. :  the half of the earth that lies north of the equator

1646

First Known Use of northern hemisphere

1646


NORTHERN HEMISPHERE Defined for Kids

Northern Hemisphere

geographical name

Definition of Northern Hemisphere for Students

  1. the half of the earth that lies N of the equator


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