Antipodes, the

Antipodes, the
Australia and New Zealand
Antipodean [ænˌtɪpəˈdiən] adj noun [C]

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  • Antipodes, the — An|tip|o|des, the [ æn tıpə,diz ] BRITISH Australia and New Zealand ╾ An|tip|o|de|an [ æn,tıpə diən ] adjective, noun count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • The Antipodes — is a Caroline era stage play, a comedy written by Richard Brome. Many critics have ranked The Antipodes as his best play...Brome s masterpiece, [Steggle, pp. 9 10.] and one of the best Caroline comedies mdash; gay, imaginative, and spirited...;… …   Wikipedia

  • Antipodes — For other uses, see Antipode (disambiguation). This map shows the antipodes of each point on the Earth s surface – the points where the blue and yellow overlap are land antipodes most land has its antipodes in the ocean. This map uses the Lambert …   Wikipedia

  • Antipodes Islands — The Antipodes Islands (from Greek αντίποδες antipodes [ [ bin/ptext?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.04.0057%3Aentry%3D%2310380 Antipodes] , Liddell and Scott, A Greek English Lexicon , at Perseus.] ) are inhospitable… …   Wikipedia

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  • Antipodes — • Speculations concerning the rotundity of the earth and the possible existence of human beings with their feet turned towards ours were of interest to the Fathers of the Early Church only in so far as they seemed to encroach upon the fundamental …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Antipodes Island — Eine Hütte für Schiffbrüchige im Norden der Insel Gewässer Südpazifik …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • antipodes — (n.) late 14c., persons who dwell on the opposite side of the globe; 1540s as place on the opposite side of the earth, from L. antipodes those who dwell on the opposite side of the earth, from Gk. antipodes, plural of antipous with feet opposite… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Antipodes — ► PLURAL NOUN 1) (the Antipodes) Australia and New Zealand (in relation to the northern hemisphere). 2) (antipodes or antipode) the direct opposite of something. DERIVATIVES antipodal adjective Antipodean adjective & noun …   English terms dictionary