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- n. an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
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He finds that the cursus (note-ch16-1, see page 924) on Salisbury Plain stretches across the downs, like a line of latitude upon the globe, and the meridian line of Stonehenge passes exactly through the middle of this cursus.