Definitions for antipodean-ˈdi ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

an•tip•o•desænˈtɪp əˌdiz(

  1. places diametrically opposite each other on the globe.

    Category: Geography (terms)

  2. Archaic. those who dwell there.

Origin of antipodes:

1350–1400; ME < L < Gk (hoi) antípodes lit., (those) with the feet opposite, ult. <anti-anti - +poûsfoot

an•tip`o•de′an-ˈdi ən(adj.; n.)

An•tip•o•desænˈtɪp əˌdiz(

  1. a group of islands SE of and belonging to New Zealand. 24 sq. mi. (62 sq. km).

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. antipodal, antipodean(adj)

    relating to the antipodes or situated at opposite sides of the earth

    "antipodean latitudes"; "antipodal regions of the earth"; "antipodal points on a sphere"


  1. antipodean(Noun)

    An inhabitant of the antipodes.

  2. antipodean(Adjective)

    diametrically opposed

  3. antipodean(Adjective)

    relating to the antipodes, or situated at opposite sides of the Earth

  4. antipodean(Adjective)

    of, or pertaining to, Australia or New Zealand

Webster Dictionary

  1. Antipodean(adj)

    pertaining to the antipodes, or the opposite side of the world; antipodal


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