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Eastern Hemisphere

the eastern part of the terrestrial globe, including Asia, Africa, Australia, and Europe. Unabridged
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  • The colonists had not yet severed all those natural ties which bound them to the Eastern Hemisphere.

    The Wept of Wish-Ton-Wish James Fenimore Cooper
  • In the Eastern Hemisphere the African had always been in a servile condition.

    Robert Toombs Pleasant A. Stovall
  • On the Eastern Hemisphere, and especially in the region here under consideration, the relations are apparently otherwise.

  • We have lived in the jungle since Boris conquered the Eastern Hemisphere.

  • The members of this family are restricted to the Eastern Hemisphere.

    An Australian Bird Book John Albert Leach
  • No people, civilized or savage, of the Eastern Hemisphere, are known to have thus embarrassed the movements of the spindle.

  • Somewhat in a similar manner, are the white bears distributed in the Eastern Hemisphere.

    Bruin Mayne Reid
  • He stood upon the Eastern Hemisphere; America was far distant, and upon this land the ensign has been lifted up.

    Cowley's Talks on Doctrine Matthias F. Cowley
  • Can this be said of any other people who have existed on the Eastern Hemisphere during the last 1700 years?

    Divine Authority Orson Pratt
British Dictionary definitions for Eastern Hemisphere

eastern hemisphere

noun (often capitals)
that half of the globe containing Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia, lying east of the Greenwich meridian
the lands in this, esp Asia
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Eastern Hemisphere in Science
Eastern Hemisphere
The half of the Earth that includes Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia, as divided roughly by the 0° and 180° meridians. See more at prime meridian.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
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