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Meaning of ANTIPODES

Pronunciation:  an'tipu`deez

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  any two places or regions on diametrically opposite sides of the Earth; "the North Pole and the South Pole are antipodes"

ANTIPODES is a 9 letter word that starts with A.


 See Also: region



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\An*tip"o*des\, n. [L. pl., fr. Gr. ? with the feet
opposite, pl. ? ?; ? against + ?, ?, foot.]
1. Those who live on the side of the globe diametrically

2. The country of those who live on the opposite side of the
   globe. --Latham.

3. Anything exactly opposite or contrary.

         Can there be a greater contrariety unto Christ's
         judgment, a more perfect antipodes to all that hath
         hitherto been gospel?                 --Hammond.

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