antipodean agriculturists meet in the great international concours of cattle, horses, sheep and swine.
Very pathetic, and marked by some distinctively antipodean traits, is the sister of the bushrangers in Robbery under Arms.
He is the antipodean agitator, and the acknowledged benefactor of his fellow colonists in their land of adoption.
Whitman is certainly not an influence; there is not a trace of him anywhere; Whitman and Mr. Pound are antipodean to each other.
The few who had promised themselves an antipodean Yuletide in the frost—or slush—of merry England could not keep their words.
Then there are tree-hunters exploring all the continents, and bringing new species from Japan and other antipodean countries.
Artificial lakes are made for the cultivation of fish caught in antipodean streams.
An incident of our stay in Adelaide may serve to show the mental attitude of your average antipodean.
The nature of the antipodean inversion of climates was clearly grasped by her contemporary, Herrade de Landsberg (Fig.5).
It is full of excellent imported trout, which flourish well in these antipodean waters and attain a weight of six or seven pounds.
late 14c., "persons who dwell on the opposite side of the globe;" 1540s as "place on the opposite side of the earth," from Latin antipodes "those who dwell on the opposite side of the earth," from Greek antipodes, plural of antipous "with feet opposite (ours)," from anti- "opposite" (see anti-) + pous "foot" (see foot (n.)); thus, people who live on the opposite side of the world.
Yonde in Ethiopia ben the Antipodes, men that haue theyr fete ayenst our fete. ["De Proprietatibus Rerum Bartholomeus Anglicus," translated by John of Trevisa, 1398]Not to be confused with antiscii "those who live on the same meridian on opposite side of the equator," whose shadows fall at noon in the opposite direction, from Greek anti- + skia "shadow." Related: Antipodal (adj.); antipodean (1630s, n.; 1650s, adj.).