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lon·gi·tude

longitude

 
pronunciation:
lan jih tud
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part of speech: noun
definition: distance on the earth's surface east or west of an imaginary line on the globe that goes from the north pole to the south pole and passes through Greenwich, England. Longitude is usually measured in degrees.
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