Northern Hemisphere


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Northern Hemisphere

n.
1. The half of the earth north of the equator.
2. Astronomy The half of the celestial sphere north of the celestial equator.

northern hemisphere

n (often capitals)
1. (Physical Geography) that half of the globe lying north of the equator
2. (Astronomy) astronomy that half of the celestial sphere north of the celestial equator
Abbreviation: N hemisphere

North′ern Hem′isphere


n.
the half of the earth between the North Pole and the equator.
[1885–90]

North·ern Hemisphere

(nôr′thərn)
1. The half of the Earth north of the equator.
2. Astronomy The half of the celestial sphere north of the celestial equator.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Northern Hemisphere - the hemisphere that is to the north of the equatornorthern hemisphere - the hemisphere that is to the north of the equator
Eurasia - the land mass formed by the continents of Europe and Asia
Laurasia - a hypothetical continent that (according to plate tectonic theory) broke up later into North America and Europe and Asia
North America - a continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
Translations

northern hemisphere

n the northern hemispherel'emisfero settentrionale or boreale
References in classic literature ?
According to his own observations, Barbicane reckoned that they would land on her northern hemisphere, where stretch immense plains, and where mountains are rare.
The direction the projectile was taking toward the moon's northern hemisphere, showed that her course had been slightly altered.
The next day, 26th of January, we cut the equator at the eighty-second meridian and entered the northern hemisphere.
As a last resort, Mors Kajak, her father, and Tardos Mors, her grandfather, took command of two mighty expeditions, and a month ago sailed away to explore every inch of ground in the northern hemisphere of Barsoom.
Over a year had elapsed since they had set out to explore the northern hemisphere in search of Carthoris, and at last their disheartened people had accepted as truth the vague rumors of their death that had filtered in from the frozen region of the pole.
We don't endorse everexpanding seasons at any point, but it would be better to see a northern hemisphere team play a southern hemisphere team to bring a different set of elements to things.
The winter solstice - solstice meaning "sun stands still" in Latin - in the Northern Hemisphere always happens around Dec.
You only have to look at northern hemisphere results, including ours, and perhaps England not doing a number on Lebanon when people expected them to.
In the northern hemisphere, the Sun crosses the celestial equator moving southward.
For those of us in the Northern hemisphere it's the time of the year when the sun is nearest to us and 'pauses' in the sky before starting to move away once more.
They found that sea ice loss is in fact warming the Arctic, but determined that "recent Northern Hemisphere cold winters were the result of naturally occurring climate variations, and not due to remote effects of Arctic sea ice loss," states lead author Lantao Sun of CIRES.
The multi-model averages favor borderline Neutral-La Nina conditions during the Northern Hemisphere fall, continuing into winter,' the NOAA said.

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