southern hemi-sphere

Southern Hemisphere

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

1885–90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To southern hemi-sphere
World English Dictionary
southern hemisphere
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

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Science Dictionary
Southern Hemisphere  
  1. The half of the Earth south of the equator.

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

The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Cultural Dictionary

Southern Hemisphere definition

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

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature