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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The hypothetical line on the surface of the earth fixed by international or general agreement as a boundary on one side of which the same day shall have a different name and date in the calendar from its name and date on the other side. Also called International Date Line.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The boundary-line between neighboring regions where the calendar day is different.

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

  • n. an imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian
  • n. an imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian
  • v. mark with a date and place
  • n. a line at the beginning of a news article giving the date and place of origin of the news dispatch

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