n. pl1.Those who live under the same meridian, but on opposite parallels of latitude, north and south of the equator.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The antipodes proper, in classical terminology, was the quarter diametrically opposite the known world on the other face of the earth in the southern hemisphere, but it was often confused with the idea of a southern land mass on the same face as the known world, whose inhabitants were termed antoeci.
The southern habitable zone is usually labelled `temperate' (or habitable), zone of the antipodes (or antoeci), with no dogmatic opposition to the idea expressed thereby.