Southern Hemisphere

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Southern Hemisphere

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

southern hemisphere

n (often capitals)
1. (Physical Geography) that half of the earth lying south of the equator
2. (Astronomy) astronomy that half of the celestial sphere lying south of the celestial equator
Abbreviation: S hemisphere

South′ern Hem′isphere


n.
the half of the earth between the South Pole and the equator.

Southern Hemisphere

1. The half of the Earth south of the equator.
2. Astronomy The half of the celestial sphere south of the celestial equator.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Southern Hemisphere - the hemisphere to the south of the equatorsouthern hemisphere - the hemisphere to the south of the equator
Australia - the smallest continent; between the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean
Gondwanaland - a hypothetical continent that (according to plate tectonic theory) broke up later into India and Australia and Africa and South America and Antarctica
South America - a continent in the western hemisphere connected to North America by the Isthmus of Panama
Translations

southern hemisphere

n the southern hemispherel'emisfero australe