Associations to the word «Longitude»

Wiktionary

LONGITUDE, noun. Angular distance measured west or east of the prime meridian.
LONGITUDE, noun. Any imaginary line perpendicular to the equator and part of a great circle passing through the North Pole and South Pole.
LONGITUDE, noun. (archaic) Length.

Dictionary definition

LONGITUDE, noun. The angular distance between a point on any meridian and the prime meridian at Greenwich.

Wise words

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Aldous Huxley