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antipodes


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Antipodes  \An*tip"o*des\,  n.  [L.  pl.,  fr  Gr  ?  with  the  feet 
  opposite,  pl  ?  ?;  ?  against  +  ?,  ?,  foot.] 
  1.  Those  who  live  on  the  side  of  the  globe  diametrically 
  opposite. 
 
  2.  The  country  of  those  who  live  on  the  opposite  side  of  the 
  globe.  --Latham. 
 
  3.  Anything  exactly  opposite  or  contrary. 
 
  Can  there  be  a  greater  contrariety  unto  Christ's 
  judgment,  a  more  perfect  antipodes  to  all  that  hath 
  hitherto  been  gospel?  --Hammond. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  antipodes 
  n  :  any  two  places  or  regions  on  diametrically  opposite  sides  of 
  the  Earth;  "the  North  Pole  and  the  South  Pole  are 
  antipodes" 




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