Antiscians
Antiscians An*tis"cians, ||Antiscii An*tis"ci*i, n. pl. [L. antiscii, Gr. ?, pl.; ? against + ? shadow.] The inhabitants of the earth, living on different sides of the equator, whose shadows at noon are cast in opposite directions. [1913 Webster]

The inhabitants of the north and south temperate zones are always Antiscians. --Brande & C. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • antiscians —   n.pl. pl. persons living on opposite sides of equator but in same longitude …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Antiscii — Antiscians An*tis cians, ||Antiscii An*tis ci*i, n. pl. [L. antiscii, Gr. ?, pl.; ? against + ? shadow.] The inhabitants of the earth, living on different sides of the equator, whose shadows at noon are cast in opposite directions. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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