HyperDic: antarctica

English > 1 sense of the word Antarctica:
NOUNobjectAntarctica, Antarctic continentan extremely cold continent at the south pole almost entirely below the Antarctic Circle
Antarctica > pronunciation
Soundsae.naa'rtihkah; ae.ntaa'rktihkah
RhymesAfrica ... yucca: 76 rhymes with kah...
English > Antarctica: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningAn extremely cold continent at the south pole almost entirely below the Antarctic Circle; covered by an ice cap up to 13,000 feet deep.
SynonymAntarctic continent
Instance ofcontinentOne of the large landmasses of the earth
Part ofAntarctic, Antarctic Zone, South Frigid ZoneThe region around the south pole
PartsAdelie Land, Terre Adelie, Adelie CoastA costal region of Antarctica to the south of Australia
Admiralty Rangemountains in Antarctica to the north of Victoria Land
Antarctic Peninsula, Palmer PeninsulaA large peninsula of Antarctica that extends some 1200 miles north toward South America
Coats LandA region of western Antarctica along the southeastern shore of the Weddell Sea
Enderby LandA region of Antarctica between Queen Maud Land and Wilkes Land
Queen Maud LandA region of Antarctica between Enderby Land and the Weddell Sea
Ross SeaAn arm of the southern Pacific Ocean in Antarctica
South PoleThe southernmost point of the Earth's axis
Victoria LandA mountainous area of Antarctica bounded by the Ross Sea and Wilkes Land
Wilkes LandA coastal region of Antarctica on the Indian Ocean to the south of Australia
SpanishAntártica, Antártida
CatalanAntàrtida

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