- nounthe region around the south pole: Antarctica and surrounding waters
* * *the section of the earth's surface lying between the Antarctic Circle and the South Pole. See diag. under zone.
* * *Antarctic Zone,the region between the Antarctic Circle and the South Pole, including the Antarctic Ocean and Antarctica.
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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
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