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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
1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • 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
  • At the cold pole of north-eastern Siberia a January mean of -60 is found.

  • Strange to say,210 this winter cold pole of the earth has warm summers.

    Meteorology Charles Fitzhugh Talman

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