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  • adj. Of or pertaining to operating throughout a hemisphere.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Containing, or pertaining to, a hemisphere

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as hemispherical.

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

  • adj. of or relating to the cerebral hemispheres


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  • With so many leftist leaders in power, it is plausible to surmise that a left bloc of countries might challenge Washington's long-term hemispheric agenda.

    Nikolas Kozloff: WikiLeaks: Fissures Over South American Left Integration

  • Stating his seriousness on “launching a new chapter” in hemispheric relations, he cautioned that issues and progress could be stymied if states dwelled on stale arguments.

    Global Voices in English » Americas: 5th Summit Reactions

  • The longterm hemispheric trend is best described as a modest and irregular cooling from AD 1000 to around 1850 to 1900, followed by an abrupt 20th-century warming.

    Arctic climate variability prior to 100 years BP

  • These are the things we ought to be saying to one another and I should like to see the Canadian Government taking a more active interest, other than its contributions made to the American Development Bank, in hemispheric problems.

    Commonwealth—The Strategy of the New Development

  • Figure 6 plots average annual variation of total ozone for the period 1958-1977 with reference lines for long term hemispheric and global averages.


  • I like to call it hemispheric in nature because it is a product that we can find in our neighborhoods.

    The Deluxe Election-Edition Bushisms

  • The phenomenon, known as hemispheric asymmetry, is very little understood, and the international scientific community is currently taking a deep interest in it.

    Softpedia News - Global

  • Oliver Sacks books are full of such cases, such as hemispheric neglect, in which people lose their awareness of half the world, to the extent that they eat from only one side of their plate, shave only one side of their face, and may even only be able to turn in one direction.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • While Fox had joined George W. Bush in championing the Free Trade Area of the Americas, or FTAA, a kind of hemispheric NAFTA, Chávez had proposed an alternative trade agreement that would exclude the United States.

    The Talented Mr. Chávez

  • Does anyone believe that "hemispheric" was a word that Drunky used?

    Drunky McStagger


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