western hemisphere
see also: Western Hemisphere
  1. Alternative spelling of Western Hemisphere

Western Hemisphere
Proper noun
  1. The hemisphere of the Earth to the west of the Greenwich Meridian (zero degree longitude) and east of 180 degrees longitude (approximately the International Date Line).
  2. (metonymy) The Americas.
  • French: hémisphère ouest
  • German: westliche Hemisphäre
  • Russian: За́падное полуша́рие

This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.004
Offline English dictionary