polar circle

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  1. either the Arctic or the Antarctic Circle.

Origin of polar circle

First recorded in 1545–55

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British Dictionary definitions for polar circle

polar circle

  1. a term for either the Arctic Circle, Antarctic Circle

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Scientific definitions for polar circle

polar circle

  1. The Arctic Circle or the Antarctic Circle.

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