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.
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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
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North′ern Hem′isphere


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

northern hemisphere

n the northern hemispherel'emisfero settentrionale or boreale
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