Eastern Hemisphere

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British Dictionary definitions for eastern hemisphere

eastern hemisphere

noun (often capitals)
  1. that half of the globe containing Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia, lying east of the Greenwich meridian
  2. the lands in this, esp Asia
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eastern hemisphere in Science

Eastern Hemisphere

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  1. The half of the Earth that includes Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia, as divided roughly by the 0° and 180° meridians. See more at prime meridian.
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