South Frigid Zone

South Frigid Zone
noun
the region around the south pole: Antarctica and surrounding waters
Syn: ↑Antarctic, ↑Antarctic Zone
Derivationally related forms: ↑Antarctic (for: ↑Antarctic)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑Frigid Zone, ↑polar zone, ↑polar region
Part Meronyms: ↑Antarctica, ↑Antarctic continent, ↑Antarctic Ocean

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the part of the earth's surface between the Antarctic Circle and the South Pole. See diag. under zone.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • South Frigid Zone — see FRIGID ZONE …   English World dictionary

  • South Frigid Zone — South′ Frig′id Zone n. geo the part of the earth s surface between the Antarctic Circle and the South Pole …   From formal English to slang

  • South Frigid Zone — the part of the earth s surface between the Antarctic Circle and the South Pole. See diag. under zone. * * * …   Universalium

  • Frigid Zone — n. either of two zones of the earth (North Frigid Zone & South Frigid Zone) between the polar circles and the poles …   English World dictionary

  • Frigid Zone — noun the part of the Earth s surface forming a cap over a pole; characterized by frigid climate • Syn: ↑polar zone, ↑polar region • Hypernyms: ↑climatic zone • Instance Hyponyms: ↑Antarctic, ↑Antarctic Zone, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Frigid Zone — See North Frigid Zone, South Frigid Zone …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Frigid Zone — Frig′id Zone n. geo either of two regions, one between the Arctic Circle and the North Pole, or one between the Antarctic Circle and the South Pole …   From formal English to slang

  • frigid zone — noun Date: 1620 the area or region between the arctic circle and the north pole or between the antarctic circle and the south pole …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Frigid Zone — either of two regions, one between the Arctic Circle and the North Pole, or one between the Antarctic Circle and the South Pole. [1590 1600] * * * …   Universalium

  • frigid zone — noun each of the two areas of the earth respectively north of the Arctic Circle and south of the Antarctic Circle …   English new terms dictionary

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