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Dictionary entry overview: What does prime meridian mean?
• PRIME MERIDIAN (noun)
The noun PRIME MERIDIAN has 1 sense:
1. meridian at zero degree longitude from which east and west are reckoned (usually the Greenwich longitude in England)
Familiarity information: PRIME MERIDIAN used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Meridian at zero degree longitude from which east and west are reckoned (usually the Greenwich longitude in England)
Nouns denoting spatial position
Hypernyms ("prime meridian" is a kind of...):
Greenwich Meridian (the meridian passing through Greenwich; was internationally adopted as the earth's zero of longitude in 1884)
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