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  • adj. Alternative spelling of Antarctic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Opposite to the northern or arctic pole; relating to the southern pole or to the region near it, and applied especially to a circle, distant from the pole 23° 28′. Thus we say the antarctic pole, circle, ocean, region, current, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Opposite to the north or arctic pole; relating to the south pole or to the region near it: as, the antarctic pole, current, or ocean.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the region around the south pole: Antarctica and surrounding waters
  • adj. at or near the south pole

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