Antoecians
Antoeci An*t[oe]"ci ([a^]n*t[=e]"s[imac]), Antoecians An*t[oe]"cians(-shanz), n. pl. [NL. antoeci, fr. Gr. pl. 'a`ntoiki; 'anti` opposite + o'ikei^n to live.] Those who live under the same meridian, but on opposite parallels of latitude, north and south of the equator. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • antoecians — an·toe·cians …   English syllables

  • antoecians — noun plural see antoeci …   Useful english dictionary

  • Antoeci — An*t[oe] ci ([a^]n*t[=e] s[imac]), Antoecians An*t[oe] cians( shanz), n. pl. [NL. antoeci, fr. Gr. pl. a ntoiki; anti opposite + o ikei^n to live.] Those who live under the same meridian, but on opposite parallels of latitude, north and south of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • antoecial —   a. applied to places in opposite hemispheres but in same latitude and longitude.    ♦ antoecians, n.pl. persons living in such places …   Dictionary of difficult words

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