Circle of perpetual apparition

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at any given place, the boundary of that space around the elevated pole, within which the stars never set. Its distance from the pole is equal to the latitude of the place.
See under Circle.

See also: Apparition, Circle, Perpetual

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.