northern hemisphere
noun Usage: often capitalized N&H Date: circa 1699 the half of the earth that lies north of the equator

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • northern hemisphere — n Northern Hemisphere the northern hemisphere the half of the world that is north of the Equator …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Northern Hemisphere — that half of the earth north of the equator …   English World dictionary

  • Northern Hemisphere — Coordinates: 45°0′0″N 0°0′0″E / 45°N 0°E / 45; 0 …   Wikipedia

  • Northern Hemisphere — noun The hemisphere of the Earth (or any celestial body) to the north of its equator. Ant: Southern Hemisphere …   Wiktionary

  • northern hemisphere — noun the hemisphere that is to the north of the equator • Instance Hypernyms: ↑hemisphere • Part Meronyms: ↑Eurasia, ↑Laurasia, ↑North America …   Useful english dictionary

  • northern hemisphere — n. hemisphere north of the equator …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Northern Hemisphere — the half of the earth between the North Pole and the equator. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • northern hemisphere — noun (singular) the half of the world that is north of the equator …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Northern Hemisphere — North′ern Hem′isphere n. geg geo the half of the earth between the North Pole and the equator • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • Northern Hemisphere — /nɔðən ˈhɛməsfɪə / (say nawdhuhn hemuhsfear) noun (also lower case) 1. the half of the earth between the North Pole and the equator. 2. Astronomy the half of the celestial sphere north of the celestial equator …   Australian English dictionary

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