of or relating to a hemisphere.

Origin of hemispheric

First recorded in 1575–85; hemisphere + -ic
Related formssub·hem·i·spher·ic, adjective
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Examples from the Web for hemispheric

Contemporary Examples of hemispheric

  • After all, what was achieved by excluding Cuba from the meeting of hemispheric leaders?

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    Obama's Frenemies

    Matthew Yglesias

    April 21, 2009

Historical Examples of hemispheric

Word Origin and History for hemispheric

1580s, from hemisphere + -ic.

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