Degree of longitude
Related to Degree of longitude: Degree of latitude
|the distance on a parallel of latitude between two meridians that make an angle of one degree with each other at the poles - a distance which varies as the cosine of the latitude, being at the equator 69.16 statute miles.|
See also: Degree
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.