the international date line

noun

Definition of the international date line

: an imaginary line that runs through the Pacific Ocean from the North Pole to the South Pole and that marks the place where each day officially begins As we crossed the international date line we were suddenly in the next day.

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“The international date line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20international%20date%20line. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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