longitude
Pronunciation
  • (British, Aus, New Zealand) IPA: /ˈlɒnɡɪtjuːd/, /ˈlɒn(d)ʒɪtjuːd/ (More traditional) IPA: /-tʃuːd/ (Yod Coalescence)
  • (America) IPA: /ˈlɑndʒəˌtud/
Noun

longitude

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