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Etymology

1. hemisphere

noun. ['ˈhɛmɪsˌfɪr'] half of the terrestrial globe.

Synonyms

  • orient
  • western hemisphere
  • occident
  • Earth
  • eastern hemisphere
  • globe
  • world
  • geographical region
  • geographic area
  • earth
  • New World
  • geographical area

Etymology

  • hemisphaerium (Latin)
  • ἡμισφαίριον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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2. hemisphere

noun. ['ˈhɛmɪsˌfɪr'] either half of the cerebrum.

Synonyms

  • left hemisphere
  • cerebrum
  • right brain
  • neural structure
  • right hemisphere
  • cerebral hemisphere

Antonyms

  • urban area
  • disorient
  • artifact
  • national

Etymology

  • hemisphaerium (Latin)
  • ἡμισφαίριον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. hemisphere

noun. ['ˈhɛmɪsˌfɪr'] half of a sphere.

Etymology

  • hemisphaerium (Latin)
  • ἡμισφαίριον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. northern

adjective. ['ˈnɔrðɝn'] in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line.

Synonyms

  • North
  • Federal
  • blue
  • Yankee

Antonyms

  • clean
  • South
  • Dixieland
  • Confederate

Etymology

  • northerne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • norþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. northern

adjective. ['ˈnɔrðɝn'] situated in or oriented toward the north.

Synonyms

  • northerly

Antonyms

  • cheerful
  • elated

Etymology

  • northerne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • norþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. northern

adjective. ['ˈnɔrðɝn'] coming from the north; used especially of wind.

Synonyms

  • northerly

Antonyms

  • slave state
  • achromatic color

Etymology

  • northerne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • norþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. northern

adjective. ['ˈnɔrðɝn'] situated in or coming from regions of the north.

Synonyms

  • septrional
  • north
  • circumboreal
  • boreal

Antonyms

  • unsexy
  • lowborn
  • indulgent
  • achromatic

Etymology

  • northerne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • norþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. Northern

noun. a dialect of Middle English that developed into Scottish Lallans.

Example sentences of the word northern-hemisphere


1. Noun Phrase
For the northern hemisphere, the off season for travel is October through March; the shoulder season is March through June.

2. Noun Phrase
This is known as the Coriolis effect and is why storms blow clockwise in the northern hemisphere and counterclockwise in the southern hemisphere.

3. Noun Phrase
Pine trees are a type of evergreen that grow naturally throughout most of the northern hemisphere, but now can be found even in tropical regions.

4. Noun Phrase
Because of this setup, at certain points in Earth’s orbit (the summer months in the northern hemisphere), the Earth is tilted.

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