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.
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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
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South′ern Hem′isphere


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

southern hemisphere

n the southern hemispherel'emisfero australe
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It was a part of the great system of granite mountains which forms one of the most important and striking features of North America, stretching parallel to the coast of the Pacific from the Isthmus of Panama almost to the Arctic Ocean; and presenting a corresponding chain to that of the Andes in the southern hemisphere. This vast range has acquired, from its rugged and broken character and its summits of naked granite, the appellation of the Rocky Mountains, a name by no means distinctive, as all elevated ranges are rocky.
The wind veered suddenly to all points of the horizon; and the cyclone, rising in the east, returned after passing by the north, west, and south, in the inverse course pursued by the circular storm of the southern hemisphere. Ah, that Gulf Stream!
"I was looking at going abroad in the southern hemisphere or throughout Europe but the opportunity with the NFL I couldn't let go."
It ends with the autumnal equinox around 23 September in the Northern Hemisphere and around 22 March in the Southern Hemisphere. According to most weather forecasts, this is also the day when the rains begin to stop.
It will occur in the Southern Hemisphere at 3:54 pm UTC and 10:54 am CDT for those in the Northern Hemisphere, according to (https://earthsky.org/earth/everything-you-need-to-know-june-solstice) Earth Sky.
He added: "A lot of southern hemisphere coaches who come up to the northern hemisphere often ring me up for advice and I say them you can't bring a southern hemisphere model and just transfer that to the northern hemisphere.
Ralph Rimmer, chief executive of the Rugby Football League, said: "These are exciting times for the sport and particularly the chance we have to both take a Great Britain team to the southern hemisphere next year and then welcome the Kangaroos in 2020.
"Teams are going to South Africa, Australia and Argentina and winning and perhaps that's where you can see that the northern hemisphere sides can beat the southern hemisphere sides."
'Because of that tilt, the Northern Hemisphere sits a little bit closer to the sun than the Southern Hemisphere for half the year.
"The top southern hemisphere teams convert those chances so we still have to work on that part of our game."
But that is one of only two wins in 33 against the southern hemisphere's big three.
Showboy's victory followed hot on the heels of Hardline, who became Showcasing's first southern hemisphere winner when striking at Doomben in Australia on Friday.

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