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meridional

[muh-rid-ee-uh-nl] /məˈrɪd i ə nl/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or resembling a meridian.
2.
characteristic of the south or of people inhabiting the south, especially of France.
3.
southern; southerly.
noun
4.
an inhabitant of the south, especially the south of France.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Late Latin merīdiōnālis southern, modeled on septentriōnālis septentrional. See meridian, -al1
Related forms
meridionally, adverb
transmeridional, adjective
transmeridionally, adverb
unmeridional, adjective
unmeridionally, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for unmeridional

meridional

/məˈrɪdɪənəl/
adjective
1.
along, relating to, or resembling a meridian
2.
characteristic of or located in the south, esp of Europe
noun
3.
an inhabitant of the south, esp of France
Derived Forms
meridionally, adverb
Word Origin
C14: from Late Latin merīdiōnālis southern; see meridian; for form, compare septentriōnālisseptentrional
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unmeridional in Medicine

meridional me·rid·i·o·nal (mə-rĭd'ē-ə-nəl)
adj.
Of or relating to meridians or a meridian.

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unmeridional in Science
meridional
  (mə-rĭd'ē-ə-nəl)   
Of or relating to meridians or a meridian.
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