longitude

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longitude /ˈlɑːnʤəˌtuːd/ Brit /ˈlɒnʤəˌtjuːd/ noun
plural longitudes
longitude
/ˈlɑːnʤəˌtuːd/ Brit /ˈlɒnʤəˌtjuːd/
noun
plural longitudes
Learner's definition of LONGITUDE
: distance measured in degrees east or west from an imaginary line (called the prime meridian) that goes from the North Pole to the South Pole and that passes through Greenwich, England
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compare latitude 1a
[count] : an imaginary line that circles the Earth at a particular longitude compare latitude 1b
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