Definitions for meridionalməˈrɪd i ə nl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

me•rid•i•o•nalməˈrɪd i ə nl(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, or resembling a meridian.

    Category: Geography (terms)

  2. characteristic of the south or of people inhabiting the south, esp. of France.

  3. southern; southerly.

    Category: Geography (terms)

  4. (n.)an inhabitant of the south, esp. the south of France.

Origin of meridional:

1350–1400; ME < LL merīdiōnālis southern. See meridian , -al1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. meridional(adj)

    of or relating to a meridian

  2. meridional(adj)

    located in the south or characteristic of southern people or places


  1. meridional(Noun)

    An inhabitant of a southern region, especially the south of France.

  2. meridional(Adjective)

    Located in the south, southern; later especially, pertaining to the south of France or other southern parts of Europe.

  3. meridional(Adjective)

    Along a north-south direction, or relative to a meridian; or relating to meridians or a meridian.

  4. meridional(Adjective)

    Of or characteristic of southern areas or people, especially those in the south of France or other southern parts of Europe.

  5. Origin: From meridional, from meridionalis, from meridies.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Meridional(adj)

    of or pertaining to the meridian

  2. Meridional(adj)

    having a southern aspect; southern; southerly

Anagrams of meridional

  1. mineraloid

Translations for meridional

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


of the south

Your speech sounds southern to me; Australia is in the southern hemisphere.

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