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cold pole

the location in the northern or southern hemisphere having the coldest annual mean temperature in that hemisphere.
Also called pole of cold.
Origin of cold pole
First recorded in 1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Strange to say,210 this winter cold pole of the earth has warm summers.

    Meteorology Charles Fitzhugh Talman
  • At the cold pole of north-eastern Siberia a January mean of -60 is found.

  • Strong winds blow during the summer and winter, from the hot to the cold pole; few winds during the spring and fall.

    Uller Uprising Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr

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