southern hemisphere
noun Usage: often capitalized S&H Date: circa 1771 the part of the earth that lies south of the equator

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • southern hemisphere — n Southern Hemisphere the southern hemisphere the half of the world that is south of the Equator …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Southern Hemisphere — that half of the earth south of the equator …   English World dictionary

  • Southern Hemisphere — Coordinates: 45°0′0″S 0°0′0″E / 45°S 0°E / 45; 0 …   Wikipedia

  • southern hemisphere — noun the hemisphere to the south of the equator (Freq. 1) • Instance Hypernyms: ↑hemisphere • Part Meronyms: ↑Australia, ↑Gondwanaland, ↑South America …   Useful english dictionary

  • Southern Hemisphere — noun The hemisphere of the Earth (or any celestial body) to the south of its equator …   Wiktionary

  • southern hemisphere — n. hemisphere south of the equator …   English contemporary dictionary

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

  • Southern Hemisphere — the world south of the equator …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Southern Hemisphere — South′ern Hem′isphere n. geo geg the half of the earth between the South Pole and the equator …   From formal English to slang

  • Southern Hemisphere — /sʌðən ˈhɛməsfɪə / (say sudhuhn hemuhsfear) noun 1. (also lower case) the half of the earth between the South Pole and the equator. 2. Astronomy the half of the celestial sphere south of the celestial equator …   Australian English dictionary

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