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  • proper n. The southernmost point on Earth; that point in Antarctica where Earth's axis of rotation passes through Earth's surface.
  • proper n. Earth's magnetic south pole.
  • proper n. Earth's geomagnetic south pole.

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

  • n. the southernmost point of the Earth's axis


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  • An alien race adapted to arctic conditions that landed near the South Pole of Landoor or Haskin's Planet could escape notice for many years.

    Phule me twice

  • Drafting machines at the South Pole were busy around the clock and the Pittsburgh steel mills spewed millions of plates into the Los Alamos spaceport of the Evening Star Travel and Real Estate Cor­poration.

    Science Fiction Hall of Fame

  • For entertainment, they had two books: Doris Lessing’s Briefing for a Descent into Hell and something titled Endurance, about a disastrous South Pole expedition.

    The Song of The Dodo


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