southern hemi sphere

Southern Hemisphere

noun
the half of the earth between the South Pole and the equator.

Origin:
1885–90

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southern hemisphere
 
n
1.  that half of the earth lying south of the equator
2.  astronomy that half of the celestial sphere lying south of the celestial equator

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Southern Hemisphere  
  1. The half of the Earth south of the equator.

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


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Southern Hemisphere definition


The southern half of the Earth's surface; the Earth's surface south of the equator.

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