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Northern Hemisphere

noun
1.
the half of the earth between the North Pole and the equator.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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British Dictionary definitions for Northern Hemisphere

northern hemisphere

noun (often capitals)
1.
that half of the globe lying north of the equator
2.
(astronomy) that half of the celestial sphere north of the celestial equator
N hemisphere
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Northern Hemisphere in Science
Northern Hemisphere
  (nôr'ərn)   
  1. The half of the Earth north of the equator.

  2. The half of the celestial sphere north of the celestial equator.


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Northern Hemisphere in Culture

Northern Hemisphere definition


The northern half of the Earth's surface; the half north of the equator.

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