Antarctic Zone

noun
the region around the south pole: Antarctica and surrounding waters
Derivationally related forms: ↑Antarctic (for: ↑Antarctic)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑Frigid Zone, ↑polar zone, ↑polar region
Part Meronyms: ↑Antarctica, ↑Antarctic continent, ↑Antarctic Ocean

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the section of the earth's surface lying between the Antarctic Circle and the South Pole. See diag. under zone.

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Antarctic Zone,
the region between the Antarctic Circle and the South Pole, including the Antarctic Ocean and Antarctica.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Antarctic Zone — the section of the earth s surface lying between the Antarctic Circle and the South Pole. See diag. under zone. * * * …   Universalium

  • Antarctic Zone — noun The part of the Earth between the geographical South Pole and the Antarctic Circle …   Wiktionary

  • Antarctic Zone — region enclosed by the Antarctic Circle …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Antarctic Zone — /æntˌaktɪk ˈzoʊn/ (say ant.ahktik zohn) noun the section of the earth s surface lying within the Antarctic Circle …   Australian English dictionary

  • Antarctic continent — noun an extremely cold continent at the south pole almost entirely below the Antarctic Circle; covered by an ice cap up to 13,000 feet deep Antarctica is twice the size of Australia • Syn: ↑Antarctica • Instance Hypernyms: ↑continent • Part… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Antarctic Ocean — noun the southern waters surrounding Antarctica • Instance Hypernyms: ↑ocean • Part Holonyms: ↑Pacific, ↑Pacific Ocean, ↑Atlantic, ↑Atlantic Ocean, ↑Indian Ocean, ↑Antarctic, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • zone — (n.) late 14c., from L. zona geographical belt, celestial zone, from Gk. zone a belt, related to zonnynai to gird, from PIE root *yes to gird, girdle (Cf. Avestan yasta girt, Lith. juosiu to gird, O.C.S. po jasu girdle ). Originally one o …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Antarctic Convergence — The Antarctic Convergence, better known as the Antarctic Polar Frontal Zone (or Polar Front for short), is a line encircling Antarctica where cold, northward flowing Antarctic waters meet and mix with the relatively warmer waters of the sub… …   Wikipedia

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