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forty-ninth parallel

noun
1.
(Canadian) an informal name for the Canadian border with the USA, which is in part delineated by the parallel line of latitude at 49°N
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Contemporary definitions for forty-ninth parallel
noun

the border between the U.S. and Canada, generally at the 49º latitude

Examples

The forty-ninth parallel extends west from the Lake of the Woods.

Usage Note

informal

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