the Antarctic Circle

Definition of the Antarctic Circle

  1. :  an imaginary line that goes around the Earth near the South Pole

Word by Word Definitions

antarcticplay Antarctic
  1. :  of or relating to the south pole or to the region near it

circleplay Circle
  1. :  ring, halo

    :  a closed plane (see 5plane 2b) curve every point of which is equidistant (see equidistant 1) from a fixed point within the curve

    :  the plane surface bounded by such a curve

  1. :  to enclose in or as if in a circle

    :  to move or revolve around

    :  to move in or as if in a circle

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